UMD: A Globally Connected University

International Students

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ISSS assists international students in obtaining the maximum benefit during their stay at the University of Maryland. We are prepared to help you with questions about admission, academics, immigration, housing, employment, and community life. We also provide information about opportunities to travel and study abroad in the U.S. and overseas.

International students play a very important role in the University of Maryland community. The University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) is the largest of the University of Maryland's eleven campuses and is home to approximately 3,600 international students representing over 150 countries and over 100 majors and degree programs!

The diversity of this campus, along with the proximity to the Washington D.C. metro area, provides you with many opportunities to make your stay here in the U.S. a memorable and beneficial one.

We hope that through navigating this site and visiting ISSS we will be able to assist you as best we can and make your time here at the University of Maryland prosperous and enjoyable!