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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Overview
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Total Enrollment: 13,640
  • Established: 1966
Designations

Excellence Model

Multicultural Discovery Enterprise

  • A model for government-university-industry partnerships
  • Research strength in cybersecurity
  • Developed entrepreneurial culture on campus
  • Engaged in large-scale science and engineering course redesign to optimize student success
  • Undergraduate research considered to be a hallmark of the UMBC experience

Exceptional Student Experience

  • Excels in experiential learning and residence life
Ranking and Recognitions
  • #159 in National Universities (U.S. News)
  • #7 in Most Innovative Schools (U.S. News)
  • #13 in Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching (U.S. News)
  • One of the “Great Colleges to Work For” (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
 
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