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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland again has placed among the world's top universities in the 2013 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). The ARWU, which is released each year by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, ranks UMD No. 38 overall in the world, No. 29 nationally, and No. 13 among U.S. public research institutions.
In a separate ARWU ranking of broad subject fields, the university placed 16th in the category of engineering/technology and computer science, 19th in the social sciences and 24th in natural sciences and mathematics.
Additionally, in specific subject fields, UMD ranks No. 15 in computer science, No. 19 in physics, and No. 24 in math, economics and business.
To see the full ARWU rankings, visit http://www.shanghairanking.com/ARWU2013.html.