Greater College Park by the Numbers
students, faculty and staff in College Park
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Meet the Neighbors
Greater College Park links dynamic academic buildings, a public-private research hub and vibrant downtown community. Thanks to a coordinated and aggressive reimagining of the Baltimore Avenue corridor, the area has transformed into a bustling hub for tech, startups, research, new housing and retail, and arts and culture.
A Bustling Transportation Hub
The location of the University of Maryland to major transportation centers links us to the community and Washington, D.C. metro area.
MARC commuter rail
Purple light-rail Line
BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport
Ronald Reagan Washington International Airport
Washington Dulles International Airport
In the Discovery District, our faculty, students and businesses will work to turn knowledge into jobs. The District’s facilities and amenities will quicken the pulse of research, innovation and learning, creating economic and social benefits for Maryland and beyond.
It's a building boom, and everyone benefits: A growing array of housing, retail, entertainment and other amenities makes Greater College Park not just a great place to work, but to shop, dine and live.
The Hotel at the University of Maryland
Whole Foods Market
College Park Academy
Alloy by Alta apartments
Tech Tenants in College Park
Our prime location along the Baltimore-Washington tech corridor and proximity to federal labs, along with the ease in forging connections with UMD’s renowned research enterprise and pool of skilled talent, makes College Park an easy choice for tech firms to put down roots.
Capital One Financial Corp. is one of the nation’s biggest banks, specializing in credit cards, auto loans, banking and savings accounts, and a pioneer in data analytics in the industry.
Adobe is a major provider of products and services focused on the digital experience for marketers and consumers, including software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat, and tools offering analytics, media optimization and audience targeting.
The online cybersecurity training company will move its headquarters and 200-plus employees into a building breaking ground in May through a partnership between Corporate Office Properties Trust and UMD.
Using safe, naturally occuring biomaterials, gel-e engineers a variety of products to quickly stop bleeding, from gels for use in surgery to bandages for minor wounds.
Immuta is the world’s first data management platform for data science, allowing users to work together to access siloed datasets with individual entitlements enforced and all actions audited.
IonQ is vying to build the world’s first practical quantum computer, leveraging the mysterious realm of quantum physics to build machines with unprecedented capabilities, all based on technology developed in UMD labs.
Ready for more?
Let’s talk. If you’re looking to hire talented students, partner with the university for research, or hear more about setting up shop in the Discovery District of Greater College Park, get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to begin the conversation.