College’s Graduate Programs Earn High U.S. News Rankings

Thirteen programs and specialties in the University of Maryland’s College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences earned top-25 accolades in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Graduate Schools lists released today.

The college’s rankings include:

  • Computer Science at No. 17
    • Artificial intelligence specialty at No. 13
    • Programming language specialty at No. 15
    • Theory specialty at No. 20
    • Systems specialty at No. 21
  • Physics at No. 18
    • Atomic/molecular/optical specialty at No. 7
    • Quantum specialty at No. 8
    • Condensed matter specialty at No. 10
    • Elementary particles/field/string theory specialty at No. 15
  • Mathematics at No. 26
    • Applied math specialty at No. 14
    • Analysis specialty at No. 22
  • Earth Sciences at No. 40
    • Geochemistry specialty at No. 17
  • Chemistry at No. 49
  • Biological Sciences at No. 68 

The rankings are based on statistical surveys of more than 2,150 programs and reputation surveys sent to more than 23,200 academics and professionals, conducted in fall 2021 and early 2022.

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Media Relations Contact: Abby Robinson, 301-405-5845, abbyr@umd.edu

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About the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences
The College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences at the University of Maryland educates more than 9,000 future scientific leaders in its undergraduate and graduate programs each year. The college's 10 departments and more than a dozen interdisciplinary research centers foster scientific discovery with annual sponsored research funding exceeding $200 million.

About the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

The College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences at the University of Maryland educates more than 8,000 future scientific leaders in its undergraduate and graduate programs each year. The college's 10 departments and nine interdisciplinary research centers foster scientific discovery with annual sponsored research funding exceeding $250 million.