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University of Maryland, College Park

World Rankings

  • QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 129
  • THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 69

History

  • Maryland (often known as UM or UMD) is a publicly funded research university in College Park, just outside Washington D.C., Maryland.
  • It was founded in 1856 as Maryland Agricultural College. 
  • It is widely considered to be comparable to Ivy League institutions.
  • It is home to one of the top quantum science laboratories in the world.

Address

The University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20740, United States