University of Maryland
The University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) is the flagship university in a state which is among the most affluent, wired and highly educated in the United States. Established in 1856, the University is one of the Top 20 public research universities in the nation, and 47th in the world. UMD is one of only 11 institutions—public or private—with Top 20 programs in Math, Physics, Computer Science and Engineering. The University attracts highly talented students and world-renowned faculty, enjoys thriving partnerships with federal agencies, and provides many services for businesses. Located inside the Capital Beltway, only 8 miles from the Nation’s Capital on a beautiful suburban campus, our diverse population of 46,690 includes: 24,000 undergraduates and nearly 10,000 graduate students; 9,820 employees; and approximately 1,500 visitors daily.