University of Maryland, College Park

WORLD RANK

2011-12
94

College Park, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    54.5
  • Teaching
    41.1
  • International outlook
    35.3
  • Industry income
    28.5
  • Research
    43.6
  • Citations
    85.8

Founded in 1856, this 1,250-acre university's proximity to Washington DC has led to strong institutional and financial support from federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, Nasa and the Department of Homeland Security. Running on a $1.5 billion operating budget, it has 4,000 faculty members teaching 37,000 students at College Park.