University of Maryland College Park World Ranking - US News
Located just outside Washington, D.C., the University of Maryland is a flagship campus of the state’s university system. Chartered as the Maryland Agricultural College in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is consistently ranked among the top ranked public research institutions. The University of Maryland's proximity to the nation's capital has resulted in research partnerships with the Federal Government. Members of the faculty receive research funding and institutional support from agencies such as the NASA, National Institute of Health, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Department of Homeland Security.
The university offers more than 200 degree programs and comprises of 12 schools and colleges- College of Agriculture and Natural Resources; School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation; College of Arts and Humanities; College of Behavioural and Social Sciences; Robert H. Smith School of Business; College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences; College of Education; School of Engineering; The Graduate School; College of Journalism; College of Information Studies; School of Public Health and School of Public Policy.