Maryland at a glance

Final Four

March 30, 2002

Founded: 1856.

Location: College Park, Md.

Enrollment: 24,638 undergraduates.

Tuition and fees: $5,341 in-state, $13,413 out-of-state.

Famous alumni: Nobel-winning chemist Herbert Hauptman; Maryland's first African-American congressman, Parren Mitchell; soprano Carmen Balthrop; astronaut Judith Resnick; Muppets creator Jim Henson.

Academic ranking: No. 21 among public national universities, according to U.S. News & World Report (September 2001).

School colors: Red and white.

Nickname: Terrapins.

Last trip to Final Four: 2001.

NCAA basketball titles: None.

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