Top Universities in Maryland

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is the highest ranked National University in the U.S. state of Maryland, placed 15th in the country by the US News & World Report in 2009, followed by University of Maryland--College Park (53rd).

JHU is one of the world's best institutions, with very high worldwide rankings:
- ranked 13th globally (tied for 13th with Duke University) by THES 2008.
- rated 20th globally by SJTU's Academic Ranking of World Universities 2008.
- 24th among top 100 global universities by Newsweek.
- 32nd in the ranking of World Top Universities by Webometrics (January 2009).
- 5th globally in Wuhan University Ranking.

University of Maryland--College Park is another Tier 1 National University in the state. It is placed 45th in the Newsweek ranking of "global universities". It is ranked 19th in the Webometrics "Top 4000 Universities" list.

Salisbury University was named one of The Princeton Review's “Great Schools for Communications Majors” in the 2009 rankings.

Towson University is ranked among best public institutions in value and overall quality. It is one of the 50 “best value” public universities in America, according to The Princeton Review.

The University of Baltimore became a state institution in 1975 and became part of the University System of Maryland in 1988.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is a leading partner in the redevelopment of the west side of Baltimore. UMB sponsored research totaled $517 million in Fiscal Year 2009.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County has been designated a National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research for 2008-2013.

University of Maryland University College has received numerous awards and recognitions for its innovative educational programs. UMUC Center for Support of Instruction wins the ITC award for Outstanding Technical Support and Service.

Loyola University Maryland has been included among the best 371 colleges in the 2010 Princeton Review guide. In addition its study abroad program ranked 14th.

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