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Frequently asked questions about student life in Maryland

Thinking about making the move to Mayland? Starting your college journey is an exciting time, and we’re sure you probably have lots of questions you’d like answered.

Luckily, you’re in the right place! Yugo has put together some of the most frequently asked questions about student life at College Park, to help you decide if it’s the right location for you.

What US cities are easy to travel to from Maryland?

Maryland is a well-connected state, with borders to Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. Why not take a trip to the capital district and see the White House in person in just a 35-minute drive, or visit the seaport city of Baltimore in around 45 minutes.

What are the best student activities in College Park?

College Park is a great location for students to study, with excellent local amenities, eateries, and attractions to enjoy. Crunch your brains in the escape rooms, unveil the secrets of history at the National Archives, or embrace the beauty of the great outdoors at the Lake Artemesia Natural Area. There truly is something for everyone.

What are the must-see attractions in College Park?

If you’re into science and the great unknown, the NASA Goddard Visitor Center is a must-visit attraction in College Park. This iconic location was the first ever space flight center when it opened in 1959, and features a bunch of cool exhibits surrounding astrophysics, planetary science, communications, heliophysics, engineering, and technology.

How big is College Park?

College Park has a population of around 35,000 people, and spans around 5.6 square miles. College Park is easily navigable by foot, but also accessible via its great public transport services, including bus, shuttle, and metro.

What colleges are close to University Club?

The University of Maryland is just a 10-minute walk or 5-minute cycle from the University Club property. No need to worry about being late!

Is College Park close to Washington DC?

College Park is just a 35-minute drive from Washington D.C. – did somebody say road trip?

Is College Park in Maryland or Washington DC?

College Park is located in the state of Maryland.

Why is it called College Park?

College Park was originally a group of neighbourhoods that had developed over time, and were seen as individual and separate spaces. These neighbourhoods were officially incorporated together in 1947 – forming what we know now as College Park.

Why Yugo?

So, there you have it! Our top FAQs about life at College Park. We hope you found the answer you were looking for – but if you didn’t, please check out our USA FAQs or simply get in touch.