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You Know WHY. 
We Know HOW.

Join our creative, inclusive Retriever community.

Attend one of our Visual & Performing Arts tours this March

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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.

UMBC's southern-facing entrance passes the new Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building, launched in 2020.

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. 

US News National Public Universities 2024
US News Best Value Schools 2024
US News Most Innovative 2024
US News Undergraduate Teaching 2024

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.

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