COLLEGE PARK, Md. – University of Maryland Athletics programs continued their strong performances in the classroom in the Fall 2022 semester. Maryland’s student-athletes combined to record a 3.138 grade point average during the semester, the fourth semester in a row with a GPA of better than 3.0 and 11th time in 13 semesters with a better than 3.0 cumulative GPA.
The overall cumulative department GPA is now 3.180, the 11th consecutive semester that saw the overall cumulative GPA above a 3.0.
Maryland celebrated 25 student-athlete graduates this winter, following the fall semester and tied the department record Graduate Success Rate (GSR) with an 88 percent.
It was a standout semester as 24 student-athletes posted a perfect 4.0 GPA and 144 earned Dean’s List recognition. Overall, 313 student-athletes achieved Athletic Honor Roll status for posting a 3.0 or better GPA.
“I love seeing our student-athletes performing at such a high level in the classroom,” said Damon Evans, Barry P. Gossett Director Athletics. “Our Terps continue to rise up and perform at exceptional levels. We continue to be inspired by their dedication to their studies while competing with their athletic programs. Our GSAC staff is to be commended and celebrated as well for their commitment to education and fostering the consummate student experience. This is a time to celebrate our student-athletes, we are so proud of them.”
“Congratulations to our student-athletes who not only compete at the highest level, but also excel academically,” said Brady Rourke, Associate Athletic Director for Academic Services and GSAC Director. The University of Maryland is a top 20 public national university with phenomenal colleagues and academic programs of study. Terrapin student-athletes have an incredible opportunity to prepare themselves for life after sport by applying the focus, determination, and perseverance they learn within their teams to the classroom. Staff in the Gossett Student-Athlete Center for Academic and Personal Excellence (GSAC) are committed to providing the resources and mentorship necessary for student-athletes to maximize their potential in the classroom. On behalf of our GSAC team, congratulations to our student-athletes who remain committed to academic excellence.”
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