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The University of Maryland - College Park

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at UMD/UMaryland-College Park

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By Gender
MalesB+
FemalesB
By Major
AccountingC
Aerospace EngineeringA-
Agriculture/HorticultureB-
Animal StudiesB
AnthropologyC-
ArchitectureB-
BiologyB
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Chemical EngineeringA
ChemistryB-
Civil EngineeringA-
CommunicationsB+
Computer EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceB+
CriminalB+
Cultures/CivilizationD+
EconomicsC+
EducationA
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentA
EnglishB
FinanceA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B+
JournalismB+
KinesiologyD
Language - French/Spanish/etc.C
MathA+
Mechanical EngineeringB+
Natural ResourcesA-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA+
NutritionD-
OtherB-
PhilosophyF
PhysicsB+
Political ScienceA-
PreLaw and LegalB-
PreMed and MedicalA-
PsychologyB+
Public HealthB
Social WorkA-
SociologyA-
UndecidedC+

Against similar schools

Education Quality compared with similar schools in class.

University of Maryland - College Park
 B
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
Cornell University
 A-
University of Delaware
 B
New York University
 B+
Princeton University
 B+
Yale University
 A-
University of Connecticut
 B+
F
A+

Education Quality

... This is especially true for many engineering departments, commuincation, business and education ...Read full comment
... Save money and have gotten a great education and a fun college experience ...Read full comment
... The quality of education here is surprising ...Read full comment
... The mediocre "education" you might get here is absolutely not worth the money ...Read full comment
... The education is one of quality ...Read full comment
... If, say, you look at college as the chance to get a good education that may not be available to everyone, don't come here, because a lot of stude...Read full comment
... Especially the top programs such as business, engineering, government, journalism, education, and some of the other limited enrollment programs a...Read full comment
... Source: US Department of Education Criminal Offenses - On-campus 2003 a ...Read full comment
... Not a quality education in any sense, you could get better at a different state school ...Read full comment
... If you want a quality education with a friendly positive atmosphere, UM is NOT the place for you ...Read full comment
... Come here and you'll have a good time and get a great education ...Read full comment
... It provided me with a very good education, not just in the classroom, but about the world outside as well ...Read full comment
... The quality of education here is good, but the campus size and the personality of the student body are negatives ...Read full comment
... I graduated this past December with my Bachelor's in Family Studies, because I was told at orientation that I had too many transfer credits to ent...Read full comment
... It boils down to what you want from education ...Read full comment
... (I was being generous with the ratings) In terms of the education, the classes at Maryland are hard ...Read full comment
... If you want a social life, good education, sports, girls, good food or no social life, a quiet place to study, internships, diversity, this schoo...Read full comment
... It's the worst decision I've made about my education and now I'm paying ...Read full comment
... This school is very fun and provides an excellent education, especially for a state school ...Read full comment
... You can sit there and complain about the academics, all the cliques, and huge party scene or you can go out, be proactive about your education by...Read full comment
... The honors seminars I have taken here have been a great addition to my education ...Read full comment
... The reason I evaluate UMD as a poor college is that the education is garbage when compared to the money you are paying for it ...Read full comment
... Maryland provided a fine general education in social sciences and history for an average student - like I was ...Read full comment
... For the negatives: A lot of undergrads are immature and loud, undergrads who really don't care about their education ...Read full comment
... Not a quality education in any sense, you could get better at a different state school ...Read full comment
... Maryland was able to provide great all around experience to prepare you for the things that will face you in life in addition to giving you a grea...Read full comment
... The administration is 100% concerned with image and marketability, and 0 % concerned with the actual running of the university, funding and impro...Read full comment
... I'm not sure it would be worth the high tuition for out-of-staters, but in-state students get a good price for a good education ...Read full comment
... But overall, education is what you make of it and it's up to you to be dedicated ...Read full comment
... The path to success doesn't solely rest on education and performance ...Read full comment
... The school is on the rise in almost every facet of education ...Read full comment
... You can get a good education for what you pay, a bargain compared to private schools, and if you like sports and frat parties, you'll be especia...Read full comment
... The research opportunities are also an amazing asset to your education ...Read full comment
... I thought saving money (full ride w/ banneker key) would be worth it, but this education is sub-par with a even worse campus facility ...Read full comment
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