University of Maryland, College Park

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World University Rankings 2014-15

Overall score ?
51.9
Teaching ?
36.5
International outlook ?
44.8
Industry income ?
33.2
Research ?
39.1
Citations ?
83.6

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.