Education, Public Policy, Engineering Programs, More Ranked Among Best
University of Maryland graduate programs performed strongly in the new U.S. News & World Report graduate studies rankings.
University of Maryland schools, colleges and programs were ranked among the strongest in the nation in the annual “Best Graduate Schools” lists released yesterday by U.S. News & World Report.
U.S. News’ 2020 Best Graduate Schools listing evaluated graduate programs across six major disciplines: business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing, and specialties within them.
The following Maryland programs made the top 10 in the 2020 Best Graduate School rankings: counseling and personnel services (No. 2), homeland/national security (No. 4), education psychology (No. 6), information systems (No. 9) and public finance and budgeting (No. 10).
This year’s highlights include:
The rankings are based on expert opinions about program excellence and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research output and student achievement.
According to U.S. News, the data for the rankings in all six disciplines came from statistical and reputation surveys sent to tens of thousands of academics and professionals, conducted in fall 2018 and early 2019.
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