The University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) is USM’s flagship institution. As the only public research university inside the Washington, D.C., Beltway, UMCP has forged strategic partnerships with national institutions and federal agencies to uniquely position the university’s faculty, researchers and students.
UMCP is driven by its diverse and proudly inclusive community of more than 40,000 students, 10,000 faculty and staff, and 300 academic programs, welcoming students from every U.S. state and 116 countries. UMCP is consistently hailed as a best value, and is named a top 20 public research institution by U.S. News and World Report. As the nation’s first Do Good campus, UMCP is fearlessly committed to addressing the grand challenges of our time and serving the public good.