USM Schools Among Nation's Best in Latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings
Adelphi, Md. (Aug. 21, 2009) - University System of Maryland (USM)
schools have been recognized among the nation's top universities in the latest
edition of U.S. News & World Report's annual college rankings.
to the 2009 edition of America's Best Colleges released August 20, 2009:
of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) ranked No. 1 among "up-and-coming"
national universities. UMBC also ranked No. 1 among all U.S. public national
universities in undergraduate teaching, tied with Stanford at 4th
among all national universities and just behind Dartmouth, Princeton and Yale.
of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) maintained its No. 18 ranking among all U.S.
public national universities and its ranking at No. 53 overall;
H. Smith School of Business ascended one spot, from No. 17 to No. 16, in the
overall business rankings. The Smith School is ranked 9 among top public
James Clark School of Engineering is ranked No. 23 among all schools - tied
with Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst. (NY) and the University of Washington. The
Clark School is ranked 14 among top public engineering schools.
University ranked No. 7 and Towson University ranked No. 8 among Top-Public
Universities-Master's category (North).
Contact: Mike Lurie