USM Institutions in National Rankings 2016-2017

(Last Updated: March 2017)

BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY

  • Ranked No. 26 among historically black institutions, by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2017
  • Ranked 61 in U.S. of 1,275 four-year non-vocational schools as a "value college" by The Economist. (Nov. 2015)
  • 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)

 

COPPIN STATE UNIVERSITY

  • Ranked 349 in U.S. of 1,275 four-year non-vocational schools as a "value college" by The Economist. (Nov. 2015)
  • 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 byDiverse: Issues in Higher Education "Top 100 Degree Producers 2009"

 

FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY

  • Online MBA Named Among Top One-Year Online Master’s Programs in U.S. (Sept. 2016) by The Best Master’s Degrees
  • Ranked 101 in U.S. of 1,275 four-year non-vocational schools as a "value college" by The Economist. (Nov. 2015)
  • Named to Princeton Review "Guide to 322 Green Colleges" (April 2013)

 

SALISBURY UNIVERSITY

  • Online M.B.A. named to annual list of "Best Online Programs" by U.S. News & World Report (Jan. 2017)
  • Ranked 67th in the top tier among 187 public and private universities, Best Regional Universities (northern region), 2017 U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges rankings.
  • Ranked 156 in U.S. of 1,275 four-year non-vocational schools as a "value college" by The Economist. (Nov. 2015)
  • Ranked 71st in top tier of public and private universities in Regional Universities North, by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2016
  • Named by The Princeton Review as one of its Best 380 Colleges (17th straight year)
  • Named to List of "50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S."
  • Named to The Princeton Review 2014 "Best Value Colleges" list (public institutions)

 

TOWSON UNIVERSITY

  • Ranked 14th in Top Public Schools-Regional North category, 2017 U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 
  • Ranked 53rd in Regional Universities North, by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2016
  • Ranked 56th out of 386 U.S. public and private universities on Washington Monthly's 2016 Best Bang for the Buck – Northeast list
  • Ranked 366 in U.S. of 1,275 four-year non-vocational schools as a "value college" by The Economist. (Nov. 2015)

 

UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE

  • School of Business undergraduate business program recognized as a top program in nation by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Business Schools (2017)
  • School of Law ranked 17th for clinical programs by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Graduate Schools (2016)
  • Ranked 23rd among Public Regional Universities North, by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2013

 

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE

  • UMB School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice ranked No. 5 by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2017).
  • UMB School of Law evening program ranked No. 5 overall by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2017).
  • UMB School of Law clinical training program ranked No. 5 overall by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2016).
  • UMB School of Medicine ranked No. 37 nationally by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2014).
  • UMB School of Law tied for No. 41 nationally by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2014).

 

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE COUNTY

  • Named among The Princeton Review's list of "Colleges That Pay You Back" (2017)
  • Online Computer Information Technology program ranked among nation's top 20 on list of "Best Online Programs" by U.S. News & World Report (Jan. 2017)
  • Recognized by U.S. News Best Global Universities as a global leader in higher education.
  • Ranked 18th among public universities with Best Undergraduate teaching in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges rankings.
  • Ranked in the Top 5 overall on Most Innovative Schools list in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges rankings.
  • Named by FORBES Top Colleges list as one of the nation's top 100 public colleges and universities.
  • Named to Top 100 by MONEY Magazine College Planner list of 2016-17 National Best Value Colleges/Universities
  • One of Kiplinger's Top 100 "Best Values in Public Colleges" for 2016 (7th consecutive year honored)
  • Tied with Yale University at No. 6 for Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching, U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2016 (ahead of Stanford and Duke).
  • "Best Buy" in 2016 Fiske Guide to Colleges
  • 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.

 

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK

  • Ranked No. 8 in U.S. by Kiplinger’s for “Best (Public) College Values” for in-state students, No. 10 for out-of-state students. (Dec. 2016)
  • Ranked No. 14 by Forbes among Top Public Colleges
  • No. 1 Best Value Graduate School for 2017, by Value Colleges
  • Ranks No. 40 in the U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities rankings
  • Ranked 67th among public and private universities worldwide by Times Higher Education.
  • Ranked No. 20 among national public universities in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges among national public universities. Ranked No. 60 overall on the national list.
  • Ranked No. 25 overall for Most Innovative Schools in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.
  • Ranked No. 19 on MONEY Magazine College Planner list of 2016-17 National Best Value Colleges/Universities
  • James Clark School of Engineering ranked No. 24 overall and No. 16 for online programs by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2017).
  • College of Education had six programs and specialties ranked in the Top 25 by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2017).
  • Robert H. Smith School of Business information systems program and part-time MBA ranked in Top 25 by U.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2017).
  • Ranked in Top 10 among public universities in Kiplinger's Personal Finance list of "Best Values in Public Colleges"
  • Named to 2015 Class of Innovation & Economic Prosperity Universities
  • College of Education ranked No. 26 overall by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Graduate Schools (2016).
  • Ranked No. 19 among U.S. national public universities by U.S. News & World Report 2016 edition of America's Best Colleges
  • Robert H. Smith School of Business Information Systems and Part-Time MBA Specialties ranked No. 6 and No. 22, respectively, byU.S. News & World Report in America's Best Graduate Schools (2015).

 

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE

  • Ranked No. 22 among historically black institutions, by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2017
  • Ranked 118 in U.S. of 1,275 four-year non-vocational schools as a "value college" by The Economist. (Nov. 2015)
  • Ranked No. 24 among historically black institutions, by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2016
  • Ranked No. 23 among historically black institutions, by U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2015

 

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

  • Tied for 1st place in ranking of military-friendly online universities by nonprofit SR Education Group.
  • 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.
  • 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. 

 

UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF MARYLAND

  • Named by Reuters to its list of 100 Most Innovative Universities, ranking the University System of Maryland at No. 54 as one collective institution. (September 2015)