Colleges, Schools, and Departments
Scholars Programs and Honors College
Jump-start your career with an applied Master's degree or Certificate from UMBC. Programs available in Technology, Engineering, Education & Training.
Schedule of Classes
Summer and Winter Sessions
UMBC’s academic programs include everything from the arts and engineering to pre-professional studies and social sciences. Plus, you can make your own path by blending disciplines in creative ways.
A Top-Ranked Education
We’re ranked in the top 4% of universities worldwide.
A set of scholarship programs dedicated to helping you define your future through innovative approaches to study, mentorship, and support.
A set of scholarship programs dedicated to helping you define your future through innovative approaches to study, mentorship, and support. A highlight of our academic year, URCAD is also known as Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day–a day-long symposium featuring students’ mentored research, scholarship, and creative work.
My goal as an engineer is to help solve the world’s problems and studying abroad helped me view problems through a different lens.
Aliyah Smith ’19
Research shows students who study abroad have greater self-confidence and maturity, better grades, and graduate from college at higher rates. You can apply for semester, full-academic year, and winter and spring study abroad programs.
Service Learning & Community Engagement
Service-Learning engages students in weekly service with a designated service placement. This encourages students to build solid relationships, which is a positive experience for both students and the community they serve. 96% of service-learning respondents would recommend an internship/work/co-op-research/service placement to another student.
Connect with Top Employers
You’ll have access to internships with top employers–the kind of experiences that lead our alumni to high-impact careers.
Middle and High School Opportunities
Learners of all ages and backgrounds can access community programing to build connections through explorations, discovery and smart fun.
UMBC is a member of the University System of Maryland
The University System of Maryland’s 12 institutions (including UMBC), 3 regional centers, and system office work closely together to leverage their collective expertise and resources, share best practices, increase the system’s effectiveness and efficiency, and advance USM’s mission to improve the quality of life in Maryland.
Students who attend USM schools such as UMBC benefit from expansive access to affordable, high-quality educational opportunities as well as our close partnerships with business, government agencies, nonprofits, and other organizations dedicate to making an impact.