USM Campuses Recognized for Grad School Excellence, Community Service, Sustainability
Adelphi, Md. (April 19, 2013) -- Professional
schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the University of
Maryland, Baltimore and the University of Baltimore are among the leaders in
graduate school rankings published recently by U.S. News & World Report.
magazine recognized several professional schools that are part of the
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), located on the city of Baltimore's
of Medicine ranked No. 37 among medical schools for the second straight year,
an improvement of three spots from 2010. The School of Nursing was ranked No. 11
nationally. The School of Law tied with three institutions at a ranking of No. 41.
University of Baltimore School of Law tied with six institutions, with a
ranking at No. 134.
University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP), several schools received prominent
rankings. The A. James Clark School of Engineering ranked No. 19 nationally.
The College of Education was ranked No. 23. The Robert H. Smith School of
Business ranked No. 37 among MBA programs in the country. The Computer Science
program at UMCP ranked No. 14 nationally.
the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll recognized
Towson University with "distinction" on its list honoring colleges and
universities across the country for community service. Towson was the only
school in Maryland to receive the "distinction" recognition. Towson has been
honored each year since the award's inception.
schools named to the Honor Roll were UMCP, Frostburg State, the University of
Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), and the University of Baltimore.
Princeton Review Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2013 Edition recognized several
USM institutions. They are Frostburg State, Salisbury University, Towson University,
UMBC, and UMCP. The guide recognizes institutions
"that demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability in their
academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities and career
preparation. The guide is the only free, comprehensive, annually updated
guide to green colleges."
Contact: Mike Lurie