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University of Maryland Rankings

 

U.S News & World Report Best Global University Rankings 2019

(Oct. 2018)

  • Ranked No. 51 globally
  • Subject rankings in top 50:
  • Geosciences – No. 14
  • Physics – No. 15
  • Environment/Ecology – No. 23
  • Space Science – No. 30
  • Economics and Business – No. 31

Additional subjects ranked in the top 100, including agriculture, arts & humanities, chemistry, computer science, engineering, plant and animal science, psychiatry/psychology, and social science & public health.

 

U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings 2019

(Sept. 2018)

  • Ranked 63rd overall
  • Ranked 22nd among public institutions
  • Ranked 33rd Best College for Veterans
  • Ranked 15th overall for Most Innovative Schools

A. James Clark School of Engineering

  • Ranked 24th nationally for undergraduate programs.
  • The aerospace engineering specialty ranked 12th.

Robert H. Smith School of Business

  • Ranked 21st nationally

 

U.S. News & World Report Graduate Rankings 2019

(March 2018)

Robert H. Smith School of Business

  • Ranked 48th overall 
    • The information systems specialty ranked 9th
    • The part-time MBA specialty ranked 15th
    • The supply chain/logistics specialty ranked 24th

College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences 

  • Physics program ranked 14th overall 
    • The quantum specialty ranked 6th
    • The atomic/molecular/optical specialty ranked 6th
    • The condensed matter specialty ranked 11th
    • The elementary particles/field/string theory specialty ranked 13th
  • Computer Science program ranked 16th overall
    • The articifial intelligence specialty ranked 16th 
    • The systems specialty ranked 16th 
    • The theory specialty ranked 16th 
    • The programming language specialty ranked 17th 
  • Mathematics program ranked 22nd overall 
    • The applied math specialty ranked 13th

College of Education

  • Ranked 33rd overall
    • The counseling and personnel services specialty ranked 1st
    • The educational psychology specialty ranked 9th
    • The higher education administration specialty ranked 10th
    • The special education specialty ranked 14th
    • The secondary teacher education specialty ranked 15th

A. James Clark School of Engineering

  • Ranked 22nd overall
    • The aerospace engineering specialty ranked 12th
    • The mechanical engineering specialty ranked 16th
    • The electrical engineering specialty ranked 18th
    • The materials engineering specialty ranked 24th

School of Public Policy

  • School of Public Policy ranked 31st
    • The homeland/national security specialty ranked 6th
    • The public finance and budgeting specialty ranked 10th 

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • The criminology specialty ranked 1st
  • The african american studies specialty ranked 1st
  • The sociology of population specialty ranked 12th
  • The economics specialty ranked 21st

Note: U.S. News & World Report ranks business, engineering, health and education graduate programs annually, while programs and specialties in other disciplines are ranked on a rotating cycle. For UMD’s most recent graduate rankings in other areas, including Agriculture and Natural Resources; Arts and Humanities; Behavioral and Social Sciences; Information Studies; Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences; Public Policy; Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS); Information Studies; Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (CMNS); and Arts and Humanities, scroll to the bottom of this page. 

 

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance 100 Best Values in Public Colleges 2018

(Jan. 2018)

  • Ranked 10th for in-state students
  • Ranked 16th for out-of-state students

 

Princeton Review's Top Schools for Entrepreneurship Programs 2018

(Nov. 2017)

  • UMD undergraduate programs ranked 8th overall and 4th overall among public schools

 

Times Higher Education's World University Rankings 2018-19

(Oct. 2018)

  • Ranked 82nd in World University Rankings

 

Campus Pride's "Best of the Best" Top 30 LGBTQ-Friendly Universities And Colleges 2018

(Sept. 2018)

  • UMD recognized as "Best of the Best" for its diversity, inclusion and safety for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people. UMD received 5 out of 5 stars for its efforts to create a safer, more inclusive campus learning environment.
 
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2018
(Aug. 2018)
  • Ranked 51st overall
  • Ranked 32nd among U.S. institutions
 

Forbes America's Top Colleges 2018

(Aug. 2018)

 

  • Ranked 12th among public colleges
  • Ranked 34th among research universities
  • Ranked 61st among all institutions
  • Ranked 30th Best Value College  
 
Peace Corps' Top Volunteer-Producing Minority Serving Institutions 

(Apr. 2018)

  • Ranked 1st in the Large College & University Category
  • 49 total minority volunteers 

 

Princeton Review's Colleges That Pay You Back 2018

(Feb. 2018)

  • Ranked among top 200 colleges for eighth consecutive year
  • Recognized for comprehensive aid program and wide selection of merit-based scholarships
 

 
Past U.S. News & World Report Graduate Rankings

(March 16, 2016)

Robert H. Smith School of Business

  • Business School ranked 41st
    • The information systems specialty ranked 7th
    • The part-time MBA specialty ranked 19th

College of Education

  • College of Education ranked 26th
    • The counseling and personnel services specialty ranked 1st
    • The educational psychology specialty ranked 4th
    • The higher education administration specialty ranked 10th
    • The special education specialty ranked 13th
    • The curriculum and instruction specialty ranked 14th
    • The secondary teacher education specialty ranked 14th

A. James Clark School of Engineering

  • School of Engineering ranked 24th and online graduate program ranked 16th 
    • The aerospace engineering specialty ranked 10th
    • The electrical/electronic/communications specialty ranked 16th
    • The computer engineering specialty ranked 16th
    • The mechanical engineering specialty ranked 21th
    • The civil engineering specialty ranked 27th
    • The materials engineering specialty ranked 29th
    • The biological/agricultural specialty ranked 33rd
    • The chemical engineering specialty ranked 33rd
    • The biomedical/bioengineering specialty ranked 35th
    • The environmental specialty ranked 45th

College of Arts and Humanities

  • Master of Fine Arts program ranked 82nd 

School of Public Policy

  • School of Public Policy ranked 31st
    • The public finance and budgeting specialty ranked 11th
    • The social policy specialty ranked 18th 
    • The public management/administration specialty  ranked 24th
    • The public policy analysis specialty ranked 26th

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • The audiology specialty ranked 17th
  • The speech-pathology specialty ranked 20th
  • The clinical psychology specialty ranked 31st 

 

(2015) 

College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences

  • Physics ranked 14th
    • The plasma specialty ranked 3rd
    • The atomic/molecular/optical specialty ranked 6th
    • The  quantum specialty ranked 8th
    • The condensed matter specialty ranked 10th
    • The cosmology/relativity/gravity specialty ranked 13th
  • Computer Science ranked 15th
    • The systems specialty ranked 13th
    • The programming language specialty specialty ranked 13th
    • The artificial intelligence specialty ranked 16th
  • Mathematics ranked 17th
    • The applied math specialty ranked 10th
  • Earth Sciences ranked 32nd
    • The geochemistry specialty ranked 7th
  • Chemistry ranked 41st
  • Bilogical Sciences ranked 55th
 
Note: U.S. News & World Report ranks business, engineering, health and education graduate programs annually, while programs and specialties in other disciplines are ranked on a rotating cycle. For UMD’s most recent graduate rankings in other areas, including Agriculture and Natural Resources; Arts and Humanities; Behavioral and Social Sciences; Information Studies; Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences; Public Policy; Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS); Information Studies; Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (CMNS); and Arts and Humanities, scroll to the bottom of this page.