Prospective Students & Scholarships

Students walking by Testudo near McKeldin Library

So you've decided you want to be a Terp? Here’s how!

  1. Visit the campus
  2. Start your application (available now!) Admission requirements differ for different populations. Check the Admissions website for more information.
  3. Get oriented!  Visit the Orientation website and get signed up.


Now … figure out how to pay for it

  1. Financial aid is available for many students  - find out more at
  2. The University of Maryland, the Division of Student Affairs and many schools and colleges provide scholarship opportunities. Here is a listing of many of them:​