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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland has been named to the Times Higher Education’s 2013 top 100 World Reputation Rankings list.
The World Reputation Rankings recognizes the top 100 global universities, based on the results of the world’s largest invitation-only academic opinion survey, which received 16,639 responses from 144 countries.
The survey targets experienced, published scholars, who offer their views on excellence in research and teaching within their disciplines and at institutions with which they are familiar.
This ranking adds to the university’s prestigious list of academic recognitions. The university ranks 19th among public universities by U.S. News & World Report for 2013, with 25 academic programs in U.S. News' Top 10 and 72 in the Top 25.
In addition, the Institute of Higher Education (Jiao Tong University, Shanghai), which ranks the world's top universities based on research, puts UMD at number 38 in the world and number 13 among U.S. public universities.
The full Times Higher Education 2013 top 100 World Reputation Rankings list is available here.