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University of Maryland, College Park
|University of Maryland, College Park|
|HJ Patterson building at UMCP, main entrance, morning, August 21, 2006.jpg|
|Motto||Fatti maschii, parole femine (unofficial)|
|Motto in English||Strong deeds, gentle words|
|Established||March 6, 1856|
|Parent institution||University System of Maryland|
|Endowment||$355.3 million (2018)|
|Provost||Mary Ann Rankin|
|Academic staff||4,610 (Fall 2016)|
|Admin. staff||5,481 (Fall 2016)|
|Students||41,200 (Fall 2018)|
|Undergraduates||30,762 (Fall 2018)|
|Postgraduates||10,438 (Fall 2018)|
|Location||College Park, Maryland, United States|
|Campus||Suburban, 1,340 acres (5.4 km2)|
|Former names||Maryland Agricultural College|
Maryland State College
|Colors||Red, white, black, gold|
|University of Maryland wordmark.svg|
The University of Maryland, College Park, often called simply the University of Maryland, is a public university in College Park, Maryland. It is the largest university in a group called the "University System of Maryland."
In 1856, the Maryland Agricultural College was chartered. Sixty years later, the state of Maryland took control of the college and renamed it Maryland State University. In 1920, it joined several professional schools in the area to become the University of Maryland. It joined the Association of American Universities in 1925.
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- "Employee summary" (PDF). 2018. https://www.irpa.umd.edu/CampusCounts/Employees/employeesumm.pdf.
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- "Logo and Brand Standards: Office of Strategic Communications". https://osc.umd.edu/licensing-trademarks/brand-standards/logos/. Retrieved May 9, 2019.
- University of Maryland - Official website