Courtesy of Citybizlist – Two Maryland universities led by Johns Hopkins University and three colleges led by United States Naval Academy figure in the US News & World Report’s top 100 rankings of colleges and universities.
Johns Hopkins was ranked No. 13 among national universities. The only other state institution to be included in the category was the University of Maryland at College Park, ranked No. 58.
The United States Naval Academy in Annapolis placed No. 14 in the rankings of national liberal arts colleges. The others were St. Mary’s College of Maryland in St. Mary’s City and Washington College in Chestertown.
U.S. News said it categorized the institutions based on their mission, which is itself derived from the breakdown of types of higher education institutions as refined by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s Basic Classification in 2010.
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