University of Maryland - College Park Rankings

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Overall Experience
Most Transfer Students 16out of 425
Best Social Scene 19out of 1,378
Most Full-Time Students 35out of 2,191
Best Overall Student Experience 46out of 1,380
Most Content Freshmen 58out of 272
Highest-Ranked High School Students 63out of 446
Most Applicants Per Year 68out of 1,681
Most Freshmen 72out of 1,682
Oldest Colleges 163out of 547
Most Part-Time Students 226out of 2,156
Hardest to Get In 306out of 1,669
Most Expensive On-Campus Living 491out of 1,710
Highest Tuition 546out of 1,856
If I Could Do It All Over Again 578out of 1,420
Academics A-
Best Use of Teaching Assistants 19out of 1,381
Best Course Variety 31out of 1,394
Best Technology in the Classroom 344out of 1,390
Best Online Course Options 483out of 1,385
Smartest Professors 888out of 1,392
Most Flexible Curriculums 936out of 1,394
Best Registration Process 1050out of 1,394
Professors Most Interested in Classes 1244out of 1,391
Most Manageable Workloads 1268out of 1,394
Best Academic Advisers 1305out of 1,391
Most Available Classes 1320out of 1,395
Most Caring Professors 1382out of 1,390
Athletics A
Most Active Varsity Sports 39out of 1,368
Best Intramural Sports 811out of 1,367
Campus Dining B
Best Late-Night Dining Options 43out of 1,389
Best Ethnic/Kosher Options 209out of 1,392
Best Vegetarian/Vegan-Friendly Options 384out of 1,388
Best Cafeteria Variety 679out of 1,390
Best Quality Food 870out of 1,392
Healthiest Dining Options 874out of 1,391
Campus Housing C+
Best Dorm Atmosphere 321out of 1,380
Cleanest Dorms 1001out of 1,382
Most Spacious Dorms 1151out of 1,378
Shortest Walk to Class 1378out of 1,380
Campus Strictness B+
Strictest Honor Code 201out of 1,380
Most Lenient Parking 1373out of 1,380
Best Campus Police 1398out of 1,406
Computers B+
Best Wireless Availability 10out of 1,414
Fastest Internet 104out of 1,414
Best Network Reliability 185out of 1,415
Best Computer Availability 516out of 1,416
Diversity A-
Most Liberal Schools 156out of 1,394
Most Open-Minded Schools 512out of 1,401
Most Conservative Schools 1243out of 1,394
Drug Safety C+
Most Social Drinkers 32out of 1,333
Least Peer-Pressured Students 1220out of 1,307
Most Drug-Free Campuses 1297out of 1,338
Best Schools for Non-Drinkers 1301out of 1,333
Least Underage Drinkers 1315out of 1,339
Facilities B+
Best Athletic Facilities 30out of 1,376
Best Library 39out of 1,380
Best Performance Venues 47out of 1,368
Best Student Centers 78out of 1,380
Greenest Campuses 99out of 1,366
Girls B+
Party Girls 53out of 1,342
Hottest Girls 271out of 1,345
Most Athletic Girls 420out of 1,346
Smartest Girls 715out of 1,344
Friendliest Girls 952out of 1,350
Most Religious Girls 1055out of 1,344
Most Creative/Artsy Girls 1136out of 1,345
Greek Life B+
Where Greek Life Rules 45out of 1,254
Most Selective Greek Organizations 417out of 1,181
Best Greek/Non-Greek Relations 1127out of 1,172
Best Greek Housing 1226out of 1,253
Guys B+
Party Guys 65out of 1,332
Most Athletic Guys 256out of 1,334
Hottest Guys 391out of 1,332
Smartest Guys 404out of 1,331
Most Creative/Artsy Guys 825out of 1,328
Friendliest Guys 1007out of 1,334
Most Religious Guys 1078out of 1,329
Health & Safety B-
Most Visible Campus Police 160out of 1,400
Best Student Health Center 256out of 1,368
Safest Campuses 1377out of 1,385
Local Atmosphere B-
Best Pro Sports Teams 28out of 1,415
Most Exciting Nightlife 77out of 1,414
Most Museums/Cultural Attractions 144out of 1,419
Best Schools for City Living 315out of 1,417
Best Proximity to Other Schools 864out of 1,407
Best Shopping Centers 995out of 1,419
Best Areas to Live In After Graduation 1037out of 1,420
Most Scenic Campuses 1158out of 1,418
Best School Dining 1244out of 1,417
Most Affordable Campus Towns 1292out of 1,417
Friendliest Townies/Locals 1394out of 1,419
Safest Surroundings 1413out of 1,421
Nightlife B+
Biggest Party Schools 31out of 1,372
Best Drink Prices 37out of 1,323
Tamest Party Scenes 1341out of 1,372
Off-Campus Dining B
Best Off-Campus Dining Variety 746out of 1,433
Best Off-Campus Dining Cost 1106out of 1,393
Off-Campus Housing B
Best Off-Campus Housing Options 370out of 1,362
Parking C
Best Parking Availability 1142out of 1,392
Most Reasonable Permit Costs 1344out of 1,386
Best Off-Campus Parking 1376out of 1,398
Transportation A-
Best Campus Transit 24out of 1,369
Most Easily Accessible Town 955out of 1,392
Best Car Campuses 1315out of 1,390
Weather C+
Hottest Summers 135out of 503
Coldest Winters 296out of 503

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