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University of Maryland Rankings

 

 

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance 100 Best Values in Public Colleges 2016

(Dec. 2016)

  • Ranked 8th for in-state students
  • Ranked 10th for out-of-state students
  • This marks UMD’s ninth consecutive year in the top 10

 

Princeton Review's Top Schools for Entrepreneurship Programs 2018

(Nov. 2017)

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

 

U.S News & World Report Best Global University Rankings 2018

(Oct. 2017)

  • Ranked No. 50 globally
  • Seven subject rankings in top 50:
  • Geosciences – No. 12
  • Physics – No. 17
  • Environment/Ecology – No. 28
  • Space Science – No. 29
  • Economics and Business – No. 30
  • Arts and Humanities – No. 45
  • Computer Science – No. 42

Six additional subjects ranked in the top 100, including agriculture, chemistry, engineering, plant and animal science, psychiatry/psychology, and social sciences and public health.

 
Times Higher Education's World University Rankings 2017-18

(Oct. 2017)

  • Ranked 69th in World University Rankings

 

U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings 2018

(Sept. 2017)

  • Ranked 22nd among public institutions
  • Ranked 15th overall for Most Innovative Schools

A. James Clark School of Engineering

  • Ranked 25th nationally for undergraduate programs.
  • The aerospace engineering specialty ranked 9th.
  • The mechanical engineering specialty ranked 16th.

Robert H. Smith School of Business

  • Ranked 21st nationally
  • Management Information Systems ranked 8th
  • Supply Chain Management/Logistics ranked 12th

 

Sierra Magazine's Cool Schools Ranking 2017

(Aug. 2017)

  • Ranked 33rd overall 
  • Ranked 2nd among Big Ten universities

 

The Princeton Review's Green College Honor Roll

(Aug. 30, 2016)

  • Ranked in Top 20 with the highest possible Green Rating of 99 out of 99

 

Campus Pride's "Best of the Best" Top 30 LGBTQ-Friendly Universities And Colleges 2016

(Aug. 22, 2015)

  • UMD recognized as a top university for its diversity, inclusion and safety for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people
 
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017
(Aug. 2017)
  • Ranked 53rd overall
  • Ranked 32nd among U.S. institutions
 

Forbes America's Top Colleges 2017

(July 2017)

  • Ranked 13th among public colleges
  • Ranked 72nd among all institutions
  • Ranked 31st Best Value College  

 

U.S. News & World Report Graduate Rankings 2017

(March 2017)

Robert H. Smith School of Business

  • Business School ranked 47th
    • The information systems specialty ranked 9th
    • The part-time MBA specialty ranked 30th

College of Education

  • College of Education ranked 32nd
    • The counseling and personnel services specialty ranked 1st
    • The educational psychology specialty ranked 5th
    • The higher education administration specialty ranked 10th
    • The special education specialty ranked 11th

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 economics specialty ranked 21st
  • The clinical psychology specialty ranked 31st 
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. 
 
Business First's U.S. Public Colleges Rankings 2017

(April 2017)

  • Ranked 9th among four-year public institutions
  • Ranked 3rd among public Big Ten universities 
 
Peace Corps' 25 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges 2017

(Feb. 2017)

  • Ranked 12th in the large school category
  • 42 undergraduate alumni currently serving as volunteers overseas

 

Princeton Review's Colleges That Pay You Back 2017

(Feb. 2017)

  • Ranked among top 200 colleges for seventh consecutive year
  • Recognized for comprehensive aid program, wide selection of merit-based scholarships, living-and-learning communities, top-notch honors program and diverse student population. 
 

 

 

 

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 
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.