At UMD, a strong liberal arts foundation anchors a variety of traditional degree programs. Our liberal education program is designed to:
With 86 majors and 6 pre-professional programs, UMD offers you an expansive array of academic choices. Active learning through internships, honors programs, research, and community service promotes the development of skills, critical thinking, and maturity sought by employers, graduate and professional schools, and society as a whole.
In class, you'll be guided by excellent professors, leaders in their field who care passionately about teaching. Eighty percent of UMD's faculty hold the highest degree in their field; all are committed to undergraduate education. In large lectures and small seminars alike, you'll find them available, concerned, and eager to help you succeed.
UMD's student/faculty ratio is 20:1.
UMD offers over 1,200 undergraduate courses, and 84 percent of the classes are taught to 40 students or less.
Graduate and Professional Programs