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You Know WHY. 
We Know HOW.

Congratulations to the Class of 2023!

General Graduate Admissions Deadline June 1

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See UMBC Through Our Students’ Eyes

Get a virtual tour of UMBC like no other — through the personal experiences of our own students on UMBC’s episode of The College Tour.

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U.S. News highlights UMBC’s national leadership in teaching, innovation, and diversity.

This year’s rankings show UMBC jumping an impressive 25 spots on the list of Best National Universities and appearing on several other prestigious lists, distinguishing the university’s achievements on a national stage. 

2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Award for Best National Universities
2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Award for Best Value Schools
2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Award for Most Innovative
2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Award for Undergraduate Teaching

Life at UMBC

Our UMBC community is committed to helping you achieve excellence as a student and beyond. Whether breaking boundaries in the classroom and the lab, or stretching your limits on stage or the playing field, Retrievers are in it #UMBCTogether.

Arts & Culture

Think, create, and engage with us.

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Reach for the win together.

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Discover your path, claim your future.

Career Center


Extend beyond the expected.

UMBC Global


Explore each and every angle.

Discovery In Action

Campus Life

Be a part of our Retriever community.

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UMBC Class of 2023

Musicians, community organizers, writers, engineers, teachers, lab and field researchers, artists, and scholar-athletes—UMBC’s class of 2023 has it all. They’ve given so much to the UMBC community and now it’s time for them to share their talents with the world. Take some time to get to know a few of our remarkable Retrievers.

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