The University of Maryland, College Park was ranked #2 in Remote Sensing out of 100 universities, according to Shanghai Ranking's 2021 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.


The Department of Geographical Sciences is the major unit at UMCP involved in Remote Sensing research. This achievement recognizes the Department as an international standout in Remote Sensing excellence. 


Eligible universities were determined by the number of research publications produced during the ranking period. Then, a variety of indicators such as research output, research quality, and international collaboration were used to rank candidate universities. Learn more about the methodology here.