UMD Ranks #12 for Best Global Universities for Geoscience

A new ranking has placed the University of Maryland, College Park as #12 in a list of the 250 best global university for geosciences.

The list, published by U.S. News, ranks the top 1,500 universities overall and by region and country.  This year, they also included a ranking of the leaders in 28 key academic subject areas. Positions are based on academic research performance in those subjects as well as publications, citations, and global reputation.  University of Maryland’s position is likely a combination of the units in Geology, Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, and Geographical Sciences.

University of Maryland, College Park also fared well on the overall ranking, tying for #51 of the 1,500 top global universities overall.

To see the ranking, click here: Best Global Universities for Geosciences.