U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Several programs of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) are included in the prestigious and widely cited "Best Graduate Schools" rankings by U.S. News & World Report:

  • Criminology (No. 1);
  • Audiology (No. 10);
  • Speech-language pathology (No. 16);
  • Economics (No. 21);
  • Sociology (No. 24);
  • Political Science (No. 28);
  • Psychology (No. 39);
  • BSOS and UMD's College of Education jointly hold a top 5 ranking: Counseling/Personnel Services (No. 1).

To review UMD’s complete U.S. News & World Report "Best Graduate Schools" rankings, please click here.

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OIEP Cooperation with Top-ranked BSOS Departments

In close cooperation with UMD's No. 1 ranked Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, OIEP manages the UMD-Nanjing Normal University joint Master's degree in Criminal Justice

Similarly, in close cooperation with UMD's nationally ranked (No. 3) Department of Geographical Sciences, OIEP co-manages the UMD-Nanjing Normal University combined Master of Science in Geospatial Information Sciences, or MSGIS.

UPDATES on UMD Rankings

Letter from UMD President Darryll J. Pines: UMD Rises in U.S. News Rankings.

Reports by Maryland Today:



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03/30/2021 - 2:21 pm