USM Schools Among Nation's Best in Latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings
Adelphi, Md. (Aug. 17, 2010) -- 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 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges released August 17, 2010:
of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) ranked No. 1 among "up-and-coming"
national universities for the second straight year.
University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) finished No. 56 in the overall
rankings of national universities. Its undergraduate business program ranked
No. 19 in the country.
Towson University and Salisbury University were
tied for 10th in the Public Regional Universities (North) category.
Towson ranked fifth in its peer assessment
score, a survey of other college presidents provosts, and deans. Salisbury was ranked
by the magazine for the 14th consecutive year.
The U.S News report is available at http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges.
Contact: Mike Lurie