What an amazing location!
We are located in the Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore area. We are also within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and a few hours away from New York City and Philadelphia!
Our location provides unique opportunities for students to study and appreciate a variety of landscapes in rural, suburban, urban and maritime settings. Less than ten miles from Washington, D.C. and accessible on the Metrorail system, the 1300-acre College Park campus is at the doorstep of some of the country's most important landmarks and noted institutions.
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The greater Washington/Baltimore geographic area offers students and faculty easy access to a range of facilities, natural and built spaces of the Nation's Capitol including the:
Historic Annapolis and Baltimore, MD are within a forty-minute drive of the campus and the Mid-Atlantic region is home to many award-winning national and international landscape architecture firms.
You can also make a day trip to incredible cities such as New York City and Philadelphia! They are only a few hours away and there are many popular transportation modes to get there and back! Our students are able to visit Washington D.C., Baltimore, Annapolis, New York City, Philadephia, and other great cities during their studio experience!
Some great things are happening in our hometown of College Park!
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