Graduate Schools at UMCP, UMB Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Adelphi, Md. (March 16, 2011) -- Graduate schools at the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore are among the leaders in graduate school rankings just published by U.S. News & World Report in its "Best Graduate Schools 2012" report.

The magazine recognized several professional schools that are part of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, located on the city of Baltimore's west side.

The School of Medicine ranked No. 38 among medical schools, an improvement of two spots from last year. The School of Nursing finished No. 11 overall.

 The School of Law moved to No. 42 overall. The magazine cited the school for its jump of six rankings spots from the previous year. Moreover, the School of Law now has four specialties ranked by the magazine, with trial advocacy joining the previously ranked specialties of clinical training, environmental law, and health law.

At the University of Maryland, College Park, several schools received prominent rankings.

The A. James Clark School of Engineering ranked No. 22 nationally. The College of Education was ranked No. 23. Finally, the Robert H. Smith School of Business ranked No. 45 among MBA programs in the country.

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