The University of Maryland, College Park is a leading public research university located in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland, USA. It is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland.

University of Maryland College Park has the following Colleges and Schools: College of Agriculture and Natural Resources; School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation; College of Arts and Humanities; College of Behavioral and Social Sciences; Robert H. Smith School of Business; College of Chemical and Life Sciences; College of Computer, Mathematical and Physical Sciences; College of Education; A. James Clark School of Engineering; The Graduate School; Philip Merrill College of Journalism; College of Information Studies; School of Public Health; School of Public Policy.

Ranking Profile:

- University of Maryland College Park is ranked among top tier National Universities (55th) by US News 2012.

- It is rated 113th among world's best institutions in the QS World University Rankings 2011.

- Rated 53rd among Tier 1 National Universities in the country (US News & World Report 2010). In the rankings of engineering graduate schools, the Clark School is placed 22nd among all schools and 10th among public engineering programs. Other departments are ranked as follows: Aerospace (9), Bioengineering (35), Chemical (41), Civil (27), Electrical (14), Materials (31), Mechanical (21).

- In the Webometrics (Spain) Web Rankings of World Universities (January 2010), UM is placed No. 18 among the world's most cybersavvy institutions.

- Placed among Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine's Top 10 list of Best Values in Public Colleges 2009-2010. It is ranked 8th on its 2010 list, jumping from 9th in 2009 and 28th in just two years.

- 6th in the Business Specialty Ranking: Information Systems (USNWR 2010).

- With a Green Rating of 95, the University is included in the 'Guide to 286 Green Colleges' published by the Princeton Review. The inclusion of UM is based on the 'Green Rating' scores schools received in the summer of 2009.

- 13th among Top Graduate Physics Programs, 13th among Top Graduate Schools in Computer Science, 33rd among Best Graduate Schools in Clinical Psychology (USNWR 2009).

- In the US News & World Report 2006, the Computer Science Department is placed 13th, and 6th among public universities; and the following specific research areas are ranked: Artificial intelligence (9th), Computer systems (16th), Programming languages (15th), Theory of computing (22nd).

- According to a 1995 report of the National Research Council, the University of Maryland, College Park is placed in the top 20 nationwide in Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Astronomy, and Oceanography.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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