Location: Baltimore County
President: Valerie Sheares Ashby
Founded: 1966
Undergraduate Students: 10,835
Graduate Students: 2,803
For More Information: 410.455.1000

UMBC is among 45 doctoral universities to be named Fulbright Top Producing Institutions and has one of the highest acceptance rates of Fulbright applicants

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 more than 13,000 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 (#6 nationally) and undergraduate teaching (#6 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.