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The University of Maryland - College Park

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at UMD/UMaryland-College Park

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringB-
Animal StudiesC
Business - Management and AdministrationC
Chemical EngineeringC-
Civil EngineeringB
Computer EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceB-
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentC
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C
Language - French/Spanish/etc.F
Mechanical EngineeringC
Natural ResourcesA-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA+
Political ScienceC
PreLaw and LegalD+
PreMed and MedicalB+
Public HealthC
Social WorkD-

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University of Maryland - College Park
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Surrounding City

... Surrounding city lacks in appearance, safety, and night-life activities (4 bars, hookah bar and thats about it) ...Read full comment
... The city of college park is the largest disappointment at Maryland ...Read full comment
... The proximity to DC is not worth going here, and to be honest DC is an awesome city but isn't accessible too much for UMCP college students ...Read full comment
... It doesn't help that the university is in College Park, a city with a crime rate as high as philly ...Read full comment
... Plain-looking, plain-acting, there is no uniqueness to this institution or the people here at all, it attracts suburbanites that are afraid of ci...Read full comment
... Every night and especially game nights are sin city and that is actually a positive on most peoples accounts ...Read full comment
... What is important to a school like this is sports, beer, and getting publicity so they can make more money ...Read full comment
... I say the city is good because Washington and Baltimore are so close ...Read full comment
... CITY IS A BIG GHETTO ...Read full comment
... Besides frat life, which I would reccomend, the only thing to do is go to the 4 bars the ugly urban trashy city of College Park contains ...Read full comment
... I hate this school and I hate college park city ...Read full comment
... The surrounding city is not very pretty or safe, but the campus itself is beautiful, with many flowers and trees ...Read full comment
... It takes a 20 minute metro ride to get into the heart of the city ...Read full comment
... The surronding city of college park is a horrific ghetto, people say that D ...Read full comment
... The surrounding city of Washington, DC only fuels this because of the job opportunities during school and after school ...Read full comment
I'll be honest, Maryland was NOT my first choice. I wanted to go to Wash U but it cost too much. I got a nice scholarship from Maryland and was plac...Read full comment
... The surronding city of College Park is a horrific ghetto, people say that D ...Read full comment
... DC is like a suburban area with no good city center ...Read full comment
... The city of college park (if you can even call it a city) is a dump ...Read full comment
... The roads outside the campus look like city streets, there are delapitated buildings, homeless people at 7-11, and issues of violence ...Read full comment
... However, the city of College Park is planning a multi-million dollar revitalization of the town and Route 1 ...Read full comment
... The surronding city of college park is just a ghetto ...Read full comment
... Everything else is in the toilet (social life, the city, the campus) ...Read full comment
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