Entities

University of Maryland

University of Maryland

Acronym
UMD
Entity Type
Link
Founding Date
1856

The University of Maryland is a public research institution, which is the largest one in the Washington Metro Area. It has close institutional links to the capital, receiving research funding from the National Institutes of Health, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Department of Homeland Security. The university belongs to the Big Ten Conference, one of the premier collegiate athletic conferences in the country.