University of Maryland, College Park Rated #9 for Geosciences

The Terrapin statue in front of McKeldin Library points its nose to the sunlight

The University of Maryland, College Park was rated #9 in the world for Geosciences by the most recent U.S News and World Reports ranking, released yesterday. Geosciences at UMCP includes ESSIC, the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, and the Department of Geology.


This Geosciences ranking of #9 in the world is higher than the ranking of UMCP in any other category. The next highest rankings are #14 for Physics and #22 for Computer Sciences. UMCP is ranked #60 in Best Global Universities.


The Best Global Universities rankings encompass nearly 1,500 top institutions spread across 86 countries. Global/regional research reputation, publications, books, conferences, and paper citations are all major factors in the rankings.


For more information about UMCP’s rankings, click here.