USM Institutions in National Rankings 2014-2015
(Last Updated: January 2015)

BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY

  • Ranked No. 25 among historically black institutions, by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2015
  • Ranked 46th in African American bachelor's degrees conferred, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (Summer 2011)
  • Ranked 37th in the Nation's Top 100 African-American Undergraduate Degree Producers, Diverse Issues in Higher Education (2009)
  • Ranked 14th in the Nation's Top 100 African-American Baccalaureate Computer and Information Sciences Degree Producers, Diverse Issues in Higher Education (2009)

COPPIN STATE UNIVERSITY

  • Ranked 91st in African American bachelor's degrees conferred, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (Summer 2011)
  • Inducted as a Laureate by International Data Group's Computerworld Honor Program for Innovative Use of Information Technology (June 2009)
  • Ranked 20th in Nation's Top 100 African-American Baccalaureate Degrees in Health Professions/Related Clinical Science by Diverse Issues in Higher Education "Top 100 Degree Producers 2009"

FROSTBURG UNIVERSITY

  • Named to Princeton Review "Guide to 322 Green Colleges" (April 2013)
  • Ranked 40th in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges for Veterans" (Nov. 2013)
  • Named to Victory Media's list of Military Friendly Schools: 2013, 2012, 2011
  • Named to Corporation for National and Community Service's President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll: 2013, 2012, 2011
  • Named to Princeton Review "Guide to 286 Green Colleges" (April 2010)

SALISBURY UNIVERSITY

  • Named to The Princeton Review 2014 "Best Value Colleges" list (public institutions)
  • Named one of Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine Top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges (Dec. 2013)
  • Named to Most Efficient Colleges and Universities List, Regional Universities (North) U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2013
  • Ranked 47th in Regional Universities North, by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2013
  • Ranked in Top 10 among Public Regional Universities North, by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2013
  • One of Kiplinger's "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" for 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
  • Ranked 41st Regional Universities North, U.S. News & World Report's "2012 America's Best Colleges"
  • Ranked 9th as Public Regional University in North, U.S. News & World Report's "2012 America's Best Colleges"
  • One of Princeton Review's "373 Best Colleges for 2011"
  • Ranked Top 50 "Best Value" Public College in U.S. by Princeton Review/USA TODAY
  • Ranked one of nation's "greenest" colleges,Princeton Review "Guide to 322 Green Colleges" 2012

TOWSON UNIVERSITY

  • Named to Most Efficient Colleges and Universities List, Regional Universities (North) U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2013
  • Ranked 44th in Regional Universities North, by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2013
  • Ranked No. 338 overall by Forbes magazine
  • One of Kiplinger's "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" for 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Ranked 49th in Regional Universities in North, U.S. News & World Report's "2012 America's Best Colleges"
  • Ranked 11th as Public Regional Universities in North, U.S. News & World Report's "2012 America's Best Colleges"
  • 95th in Forbes Magazine "Top 100 Best Buy Colleges Princeton Review 2012 Best in Northeast"
  • Named to Princeton Review "Guide to 286 Green Colleges" (April 2010)

UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE

  • Ranked 23rd among Public Regional Universities North, by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2013
  • School of Law ranked 17th for clinical programs by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Graduate Schools (2016)
  • A Carnegie Foundation "Community Engaged" Institution
  • Ranked 45th in the Nation's Top 50 African-American Baccalaureate Computer and Information Sciences Degree Producers, Diverse Issues in Higher Education 2009

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE

  • UM School of Nursing ranked No. 9 among nursing schools receiving grant money from NIH (Dec. 2013).
  • UM School of Medicine ranked No. 37 nationally by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2014).
  • UM School of Law tied for No. 41 nationally by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2014).
  • UM School of Nursing ranked No. 11 nationally by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2014).
  • UM School of Law ranked No. 39 overall in U.S. by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2013).
  • UM School of Medicine ranked No. 37 overall in U.S. by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2013).
  • UM School of Law ranked 25th among publics nationally by U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Graduate Schools (2010).

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE COUNTY

  • No. 1 "Up and Coming" National University, U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2015; Ranked 5th on list of top national universities for undergraduate teaching, ahead of Yale, Brown, and Stanford.
  • Named a "Best Buy" university in the 2015 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges.
  • Named by Chronicle of Higher Education as "Great College to Work For," 2014
  • Named to The Princeton Review 2014 "Best Value Colleges" list (public institutions)
  • No. 1 "Up and Coming" National University, U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2013; Ranked 8thth on list of top national universities for undergraduate teaching, tied with Duke University and University of Chicago.
  • Ranked No. 173 among research institutions by Forbes magazine, (August 2012)
  • One of Kiplinger's Top 100 "Best Values in Public Colleges" for 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • No. 1 "Up and Coming" National University, U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2012; Ranked 4th on list of top national universities for undergraduate research.
  • Ranked 66th in Asian American bachelor's degrees conferred, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (Summer 2011)
  • Named to Great Colleges to Work For 2011 Chronicle of Higher Education (July 25, 2011)
  • Named to The Princeton Review 2011 "Best Value Colleges" list (public institutions)
  • Ranked No. 1 "Up-and-Coming" National University in U.S. News & World Report's "2011 America's Best Colleges Guide" (2nd straight year)
  • Ranked No. 4 in Undergraduate Teaching at National Universities and No. 1 Public University in Undergraduate Teaching in U.S. News & World Report's "2010 America's Best Colleges Guide"
  • Named to U.S. News & World Report "Most Student Diversity" List, "2010 America's Best Colleges Guide"
  • Named to Princeton Review "Guide to 286 Green Colleges" (April 2010)

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK

  • Ranked No. 20 among national public universities in U.S. by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2015
  • Robert H. Smith School of Business Information Systems and Part-Time MBA Specialties ranked No. 6 and No. 22, respectively, by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2015).
  • Named to The Princeton Review 2014 "Best Value Colleges" list (public institutions)
  • Named to Kiplinger's Personal Finance 100 Best Values in Public Colleges 2014
  • James Clark School of Engineering ranked No. 19 nationally by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2014).
  • College of Education ranked No. 26 overall by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Graduate Schools (2016) .
  • The Robert H. Smith School of Business ranked No. 37 among MBA programs nationally by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2014).
  • Computer Science program ranked No. 14 nationally by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2014).
  • Ranked 5th among four-year institutions for in-state students by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" for 2013
  • Ranked No. 19 among national public universities in U.S. by U.S. News & World Report "2013 America's Best Colleges Guide"
  • Ranked No. 23 for undergraduate programs by U.S. News & World Report "2013 America's Best Colleges Guide"
  • Ranked No. 38 in the world in the 2012 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU); Ranked No. 14 in the world in 2012 ARWU ranking for engineering/technology and computer science
  • Ranked a Top 25 LGBT-friendly college/university by the Huffington Post and Campus Pride

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE

  • Ranked No. 23 among historically black institutions, by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2015
  • Ranked No. 33 among historically black institutions, by U.S. News & World Report "2013America's Best Colleges Guide"
  • Ranked No. 25 among historically black institutions, by U.S. News & World Report "2012 America's Best Colleges Guide"
  • Ranked 91st in African American bachelor's degrees conferred, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (Summer 2011)
  • Ranked 21st in Master's Degree Category, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Top 100 Degree Producers 2009
  • Ranked No. 100 in the Nation's Top 100 African-American Undergraduate Degree Producers, Diverse Issues in Higher Education 2009
  • Ranked in Top Tier of America's Best Black Colleges, U.S. News & World Report's "2010 America's Best Colleges Guide"

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

  • Online MBA program voted Outstanding eLearning Program by the Instructional Technology Council (December 2009). UMUC's Center for Support of Instruction won the ITC award for Outstanding Technical Support and Service. 
  • GetEducated.com ranked the following MS programs - accounting and information technology, information technology and telecommunications management programs - as "Best Buys" out of a survey of 67 distance-education computer learning programs offered by regionally accredited institutions nationwide.