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. 22);
- Sociology (No. 24);
- Political Science (No. 28);
- Psychology (No. 30);
- BSOS and UMD's College of Education jointly hold a top 5 ranking: Counseling/Personnel Services (No. 1).
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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
From UMD President Darryll J. Pines:
Reports by Maryland Today (UMD Office Of Strategic Communications):
- Graduate Programs Earn High Rankings From U.S. News (2022);
- Graduate Programs Highly Ranked by U.S. News (2021).
- UMD Rises to No. 19 in U.S. News Rankings of Top Public Colleges (2020).