Caring Educators. R1 Innovators.
UMBC is a national and global leader in education, research, affordability, and community engagement.
These rankings reflect our values. How? UMBC has a clear vision and a community dedicated to making it a reality.
UMBC Students are Active in Campus Life
student to faculty ratio
student orgs and cultural groups
yearly arts and culture events
DI athletics teams
UMBC Students Achieve Great Things
IN THE NATION
First in the nation in producing Black graduates who go on to earn Ph.D.s in natural sciences and engineering, and M.D./Ph.D. degrees.
6-Year Graduation Rates
Kizzmekia Corbett ’08, M16
TIME Hero of the Year, Assistant Professor, Harvard University, lead inventor of the Moderna vaccine
James Clements ’85
President, Clemson University
Ralph Semmel ’92
Director, Johns Hopkins
Applied Physics Lab
Alicia Wilson ’04
Vice President, Economic
Victoria D’Souza ’02
Professor, Harvard University
Ricardo Zwaig ’77
Associate Judge, District
Court of Maryland
Public Research for Public Good
Supporting Baltimore and Beyond
Environment and Sustainability
international students from around 100+ countries
U.S. News, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Forbes, Business First, and Money have all recognized UMBC as a “Best Value College.”
is distributed each year in total aid given by UMBC