You’ve Got Big Dreams. We’ll Help You Achieve Them.

Our collaborative culture will challenge and support you to make big breakthroughs. As an Honors University, we’ll provide you a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares you for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership.

A World-Class Education

We’re ranked in the top 4% of universities worldwide.

US News Best National Universities 2024
US News Best Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects 2024
US News Best Colleges Undergraduate Teaching 2024
US News Best Colleges Most Innovative 2024
US News Best Value Schools 2024

Let Us Brag A Moment

Our students are pretty impressive!

92%

of 2022 degree recipients reported firm plans of being employed and/or heading to graduate school.

54%

of employed 2022 undergrad graduates previously interned or worked for that organization while at UMBC.

93%

of 2022 employed undergraduate degree recipients are in positions directly related to their career goals.

A book icon showing two averages for first-year students in 2022: 3.96 high school GPA, and 1303 SAT score.

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Producer of Black undergraduates who go on to earn a Ph.D. in natural sciences and engineering.

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UMBC ranks among the Top 150 Universities for federal research funding.

1200+

Organizations hired our 2022 degree recipients.

139+

Graduate and professional schools our 2022 degree recipients are attending.

We’ll Help You Go Above and Beyond

“The professors at UMBC are awesome. They really care about you and they’ll help you to reach new levels.” – Poojan Shah

By the Numbers

100+

Majors & Programs

18:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

250+

Student Organizations

85k

Alumni & Counting

150+

Yearly Arts & Culture Events

90+

Countries Represented