Academic Ranking of World Universities

University of Maryland, College Park
English Name: University of Maryland, College Park
Region: Northern America
Country: USA
Found Year: 1856
Address: University of Maryland College Park, College Park, Maryland 20742-0001, United States of America

The University of Maryland, College Park, the state’s flagship university, inspires students’ ideas and sparks their passions while bringing them deeply into the life-changing process of discovery, innovation and entrepreneurship. Living-learning environments, hands-on research and experiential learning expand on classroom study.  Collaborations across disciplines enable the understanding of complex national and global problems like cybersecurity and climate change. International study and diversity help our graduates become global citizens. As the only public research university inside Washington, D.C.’s beltway, UMD gives students unparalleled opportunities to work with nearby federal agencies and labs, such as NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Collaborations with the University of Maryland, Baltimore also boost educational opportunities, research, and combined degree programs. 

 In 2016, UMD launched the $75 million public-private Do Good Initiative, an effort to engage the entire student body in initiatives designed to ensure that every student who graduates from UMD will do so informed and motivated to Do Good in their communities and around the world. As part of the Do Good Initiative, UMD hosted its 6th annual “Do Good Challenge,” which inspires students from across campus to take a cause or issue they are passionate about and create the greatest social impact possible, locally and globally. In 2016, Technica, UMD’s first all-female hackathon, brought together more than 400 women and girls from across the country to take part in a two-day event to design and build projects related to computer science, engineering and virtual reality. 

 UMD’s faculty includes Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners and members of the National Academies. Students learn from world-class experts and share classes with exceptionally motivated, high-achieving students. Undergraduates select from nearly 100 majors and 25 living-learning programs with 30 areas of focus. UMD helped pioneer living-learning programs, including launching the nation’s first program devoted to entrepreneurship in 2001 and the first focused on cybersecurity in 2013.  Half of UMD’s fall freshmen enroll in these and other honors or scholars programs. UMD’s Honors College challenges the most talented students in small seminars with like-minded classmates. College Park Scholars, an innovative living-learning program, engages students and faculty in learning beyond the classroom around a variety of topic areas. UMD’s entrepreneurial faculty provide leadership in pivotal fields, such as climate change, national security, foreign languages, nanotechnology, energy storage, health care IT, food safety, and quantum science. Since the 1960s, researchers at UMD have partnered with NASA to conduct space missions, including Voyagers I and II and the more recent pioneering Deep Impact missions to nearby comets. UMD researchers are heavily involved in trans-disciplinary environmental research, including work to restore and protect the nearby Chesapeake Bay.  Focused on a student-centered approach to learning and teaching, the Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center opened in May 2017, featuring labs, informal study spaces, group study rooms, and technology-enhanced classrooms with flexible seating that helps encourage active learning and collaboration.   

Only nine miles from the White House, the Smithsonian, Library of Congress, and National Archives, and near the metropolitan and educational attractions of Baltimore, the lush 1,335-acre campus mixes advanced labs and educational facilities with state-of-the-art recreational opportunities. UMD and its 14,000 trees are designated as an arboretum and botanical garden. The U.S. EPA has recognized UMD as one of the nation’s most sustainable campuses.

Total Enrollment:33238
           International Students:2871(9%)
Undergraduate Enrollment:24979
           International Students:530(2%)
Graduate Enrollment:8259
           International Students:2341(28%)

Undergraduate Programs
           Accounting (Business)
           Aerospace Engineering
           African-American Studies
           Agricultural and Resource Economics
           Agricultural and Veterinary Medicine
           Agricultural Education
           Agricultural General
           Agricultural Science & Technology
           American Studies
           Animal Sciences: Animal Biotechnology
           Animal Sciences: Animal Care and Management
           Animal Sciences: Equine Studies
           Animal Sciences: Laboratory Animal Care
           Animal Sciences: Sciences/PreProfessional
           Arabic Studies
           Art Education
           Art History
           Behavioral and Community Health
           Biological Sciences: Cell Biology and Genetics
           Biological Sciences: Ecology and Evolution
           Biological Sciences: General Biology
           Biological Sciences: Microbiology
           Biological Sciences: Physiology and Neurobiology
           Central European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
           Chemical Engineering
           Civil Engineering
           Classical Languages and Literatures
           Computer Engineering
           Computer Science
           Criminology and Criminal Justice
           Early Childhood Education
           Ecological Technology Design
           Education (Teacher:Undecided)
           Electrical Engineering
           Elementary Education
           Engineering (Undecided)
           English Language and Literature
           English Language Arts Education
           Environmental Health
           Environmental Science and Policy
           Environmental Science and Technology
           Family Science
           Finance (Business)
           Fire Protection Engineering
           Food Science
           Foreign Language Education
           French Language and Literature
           General Business
           German Language and Literature
           Government and Politics
           Hearing and Speech Sciences
           Horticulture and Crop Production
           Individual Studies
           Information Systems (Business)
           International Business
           Italian Business
           Italian Language, Culture and Literature
           Jewish Studies
           Journalism: Broadcast News
           Journalism: Magazine
           Journalism: News/Editorial
           Journalism: Undecided
           Landscape Architecture
           Landscape Management
           Letters and Sciences (advising for undecided students, prior to picking a degree-granting program)
           Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management (Business)
           Marketing (Business)
           Materials Science (Engineering)
           Mathematics Education
           Mechanical Engineering
           Music: Education
           Music: Liberal Arts Program
           Music: Professional Program
           Natural Resources Management
           Nutritional Sciences
           Operations Management (Business)
           Persian Studies
           Physical Education
           Physical Sciences
           Plant Sciences
           Political Science
           Romance Languages
           Russian Language and Literature
           Science Education
           Social Studies Education
           Soil and Watershed Science
           Spanish Language and Literature
           Special Education
           Studio Art
           Turf and Golf Course Management
           Undecided (Letters and Sciences; advising for undecided students, prior to picking a degree-granting program)
           Urban Forestry
           Women's Studies
Graduate Programs
           Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC)
           American Studies (AMST)
           Animal Sciences (ANSC)
           Anthropology (ANTH)
           Applied Mathematics & Statistics, and Scientific Computation (AMSC)
           Architecture (ARCH)
           Art History and Archaeology (ARTH)
           Art Studio (ARTT)
           Astronomy (ASTR)
           Atmospheric and Oceanic Science (AOSC)
           Biochemistry (BCHM)
           Biological Sciences (BISI)
           Biophysics (BIPH)
           Business and Management (BMGT)
           Chemical Physics (CHPH)
           Chemistry (CHEM)
           Classics (CLAS)
           Clinical Audiology (CAUD)
           Communication (COMM)
           Comparative Literature (CMLT)
           Computer Science (CMSC)
           Creative Writing (CRWR)
           Criminology and Criminal Justice (CRIM)
           Dance (DANC)
           Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Program (VMED)
           Economics (ECON)
           Education Leadership, Higher Education, and International Education (EDHI)
           Education: Counseling and Personnel Services (EDCP)
           Education: Curriculum and Instruction (EDCI)
           Education: Human Development (EDHD)
           Education: Measurement, Statistics and Evaluation (EDMS)
           Education: Policy Studies (EDPS)
           Education: Special Education (EDSP)
           Engineering: Aerospace Engineering (ENAE)
           Engineering: Bioengineering (BIOE)
           Engineering: Chemical Engineering (ENCH)
           Engineering: Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENCE)
           Engineering: Electrical & Computer Engineering (ENEE)
           Engineering: Fire Protection Engineering (ENFP)
           Engineering: Materials Science and Engineering (ENMA)
           Engineering: Mechanical Engineering (ENME)
           Engineering: Professional Master of Engineering (ENPM)
           Engineering: Reliability Engineering (ENRE)
           Engineering: Systems Engineering (ENSE)
           Engineering: Telecommunications (ENTS)
           English Language and Literature (ENGL)
           Entomology (ENTM)
           Enviromental Science and Technology (ENST)
           Family Science (FMSC)
           Food Science (FDSC)
           French Language and Literature (FRIT)
           Geography (GEOG)
           Geology (GEOL)
           Geospatial Information Sciences (MPSG)
           German Literature and Language (GERM)
           Government and Politics (GVPT)
           Graduate Certificate Real Estate Development (Z029)
           Graduate Certificate: Critical Theory (Z017)
           Graduate Certificate: Literacy Coaching (Z038)
           Graduate Certificate: Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (Z037)
           Graduate Certificate: Population Studies (Z036)
           Graduate Certificate: Terrorism Analysis (Z039)
           Graduate Certificate: Women's Studies (Z006)
           Hearing and Speech Sciences (HESP)
           Historic Preservation (HISP)
           Historic Preservation Certificate (HISP)
           History (HIST)
           History/Library Science (HILS)
           Information Management (INFM)
           Information Studies (INFS)
           Jewish Studies (JWST)
           Journalism (JOUR)
           Kinesiology (KNES)
           Landscape Architecture (LARC)
           Library Science (LBSC)
           Linguistics (LING)
           Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences (MEES)
           Masters of Chemical and Life Sciences (CLFS)
           Mathematical Statistics (STAT)
           Mathematics (MATH)
           Mathemetics of Advanced Industrial Technology (MAIT)
           Modern French Studies (FRMS)
           MSDE Administrator I Certification (Z052)
           Music (MUSC)
           Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (NACS)
           Nutrition (NUTR)
           Philosophy (PHIL)
           Physics (PHYS)
           Plant Science (PLSC)
           Psychology (PSYC)
           Public Health: Behavioral and Community Health Ph.D. (PCHL)
           Public Health: Epidemiology Ph.D. (EPID)
           Public Health: Health Services Ph.D. (PHHS)
           Public Health: Master of Health Administration (HLSA)
           Public Health: Master of Public Health--Biostatistics (BIOS)
           Public Health: Master of Public Health--Community Health Education (CHED)
           Public Health: Master of Public Health--Environmental Health Sciences (MIEH)
           Public Health: Master of Public Health--Epidemiology (EPDM)
           Public Health: Maternal and Child Health Ph.D. (MCHS)
           Public Policy (PUAF)
           Real Estate Development (RDEV)
           Second Language Acquisition-Ph.D. (SLPH)
           Sociology (SOCY)
           Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures (SPAP)
           Survey Methodology (SURV)
           Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology (CONS)
           Theatre (THET)
           Urban and Regional Planning and Design (URPD)
           Urban Studies and Planning (CMPL)
           Veterinary Medical Sciences (VMSC)
           Women's Studies (WMST)

Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities by Broad Subject Fields
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