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College Park is a shitty place to be,Quite BrightEngineering Department
College Park is a shitty place to be, I would never live anywhere near here if I wasn't going to UMD.

Academically it's pretty much exactly what you would expect from a state flagship university. Don't go out of state for UMD but if you're in state and don't want to pay for a better college (if you can get into UMD you can get in somewhere better than here) it's an alright option. A degree from here will get you just as far as one from any other state flagship university.

4th Year Male -- Class 2009
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I really enjoyed myQuite BrightEngineering Department
I really enjoyed my time at College Park. I graduated on time, and had a job in my field (Fire Protection Engineering)upon graduation. I wouldn't do anything different.
5th Year Male -- Class 1998
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: C-
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Maryland architecture school was a complete waste ofArchitecture & Urban Planning Department
Maryland architecture school was a complete waste of money and time....simply an awful school led by stuck up charlatan professors with little to no building experience who love teaching outdated rhetoric about greek and roman temples...and LeCorbusier. This is the limit of their collective knowledge. The faculty is a low level collection of 3rd-rate post-modern architects who haven't even built anything worth noting in their entire lives.

Brian Kelly is a complete joke of an architect. A sniveling worm with a napoleonic complex which is rivaled only by his lack of talent and his pseudo-intellectual eye-glasses.

Maryland architecture is a total joke. The faculty is a joke.
Notice how much talent they put out in the professional world.....none.Avoid maryland's architecture school and head to a real institute of learning. THEY WILL NOT PREPARE YOU FOR THE REAL WORLD.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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