The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is a leading public research university known for innovative teaching, relevant research across disciplines, and a supportive community that empowers and inspires inquisitive minds. UMBC serves nearly 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is one of the country’s most inclusive education communities.
U.S. News & World Report has named UMBC a leader in both innovation (#9 nationally) and undergraduate teaching (#11 nationally). U.S. News has also recognized UMBC for exceptional graduate programs and for social and economic impact. UMBC is among the top 150 U.S. universities in federal research funding, and more than 130 companies are located at the bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park, home to Maryland’s first cyber incubator.