Rankings & Fast Facts

Fast Facts

 

 
1500 Students from 49 Countries
 
 
44% Female Student Body
 
 
29% of Students from Underrepresented Groups
 
 
Located just outside Washington, DC

 

 
50 Active Research Grants
 
 
2 ACM Fellows
 
 
2 LJ/ALISE Excellence in Teaching Awardees
 
 
5 NSF or IMLS Career Grants

 

National Rankings

 

 
#2 in USA
Master of Library and Information Science Online
(TheBestSchools.org)
 
 
#8 in USA
Master of Library and Information Science
(US News & World Report)
 
 
#9 in USA
Master of Science in Human-Computer Interaction
(Value Colleges)
 
 
#3 in USA
University of Maryland as a Public University
(Princeton Review)

 

Faculty Recent Honors

UMD Research Communicator Impact Award
Jen Golbeck (2015)

LJ/ALISE Excellence in Teaching Award
Paul Jaeger (2015)

Library Journal Mover and Shaker Award
Anne Weeks (2016)

Emmett Leahy Award
Richard Marciano (2017)

ACM Distinguished Member Status
Niklas Elmqvist (2018)

LJ/ALISE Excellence in Teaching Award
Renee Hill (2018)

ACM Distinguished Member Status
Jen Golbeck (2018)

Inaugural Rachel Olivero Accessibility Innovation Award (NFB MD)
Jonathan Lazar (2019)

Library Journal Mover and Shaker Award
Mega Subramaniam (2019)  

YALSA Outstanding Achievement Award
Mega Subramaniam (2020)

Faculty Recent Distinguished Grants

NSF Career Award
Niklas Elmqvist (2014-19)

NSF Career Award
Katie Shilton (2015-18)

NSF Career Award
Jordan Boyd Graber (2017-22)

NSF Career Award
Eun Kyoung Choe (2017-22)

NSF Career Award
Vanessa Frias-Martinez (2018-23)

Yahoo Faculty Research Award
Jenny Preece (2015)

Google Faculty Research Award
Jonathan Lazar (2019)

Minerva Grant
Suzannah Paletz (2019)

Fulbright Specialist Award
Mega Subramaniam (2019)