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Awards & Accolades

We love lists! And when we make the list, it's because of our student and faculty successes. Being included on these lists helps us brag about our community!

Rankings Sept 2019U.S. News and World Report

  • Best Value
  • Bester Undergraduate Teaching
  • Best Colleges for Veterans
  • Best Regional Universities

Money Magazine

  • Best Value College

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education

  • Best National Institution

Washington Monthly College Guide

  • Best Bang for Your Buck College
  • Best Master's University

College Consensus

  • Best Regional Universities


  • Best Colleges and Universities in Maryland

The Student Loan Report

Frederick News-Post

  • Winner in the Frederick News-Post’s “Best of the Best” college and university category (2015, 2016, 2017)

President Andrea Chapdelaine

  • Frederick's Top 50 CEO List, Frederick County of Economic Development (2019)
  • The Daily Record's Top 100 Women in Maryland (2019)