University of Maryland Recognized as a Best College in the Nation, No. 1 in Maryland

University of Maryland Recognized as a Best College in the Nation, No. 1 in Maryland

The University of Maryland been named one of America’s best colleges by Money magazine, a leading source for personal finance news and advice. UMD’s value was ranked No. 1 in Maryland, in the top 20 among public colleges and top 30 among all 727 schools considered. 

In an annual ranking to help students and parents assess the costs and payoffs when making college decisions, Money pooled the nation’s top experts in education quality, financing and value to assess each institution on graduation rates, tuition charges, family borrowing, alumni earnings, and 22 other data points. UMD’s 87 percent graduation rate, low average student debt and high early career earnings were key factors in the university’s ranking. 

The full Money magazine list of the Best Colleges in America is here: http://time.com/money/best-colleges/ 

August 21, 2018


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