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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Ranked 375 The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014
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About University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Located in Baltimore, Maryland, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County was established in 1966. It is a public research university and a member of the University System of Maryland.

 University of Maryland, Baltimore County is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The Carnegie Foundation ranks UMBC in the category of Research Universities with high research activity.

UMBC seeks to become the best public research university through combining the traditions of the liberal arts academy, the creative intensity of the research university, and the social responsibility of the public university.

Campus information

University of Maryland, Baltimore County offers 42 majors and 41 minors subjects, as well as 17 certificate programs. The courses span the arts, engineering and information technology, sciences, humanities, pre-professional studies and social sciences.

On the other side, there are offers 37 master’s degree programs, 24 doctoral degree programs and 21 graduate certificate programs in various fields including education, engineering, emergency health services, imaging and digital arts, information technology, aging services, life sciences, psychology, public policy and so on.

In fall 2012, there are 10953 undergraduate students and 2684 graduate students. There are 482 full-time faculties and 258 part-time faculties. In addition, there are more than 400 student-athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division I sports.

To the Main Campus:

From the north, take Interstate 95 to Route 166 (Exit 47B, Catonsville) or take Interstate 83 to the Baltimore Beltway (I-695, west) and then take Exit 12C (Wilkens Avenue, west); follow the signs to UMBC.

From the south, take Interstate 95 to Route 166 (Exit 47B, Catonsville); follow signs to UMBC.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport is only five minutes away. Bus service is available from downtown Baltimore. AMTRAK and MARC commuter trains serve the nearby BWI Rail Station.

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Courses available 10

Accounting and Finance 4 Applied and Pure Sciences 1 Creative Arts & Design 1 Education and Teaching 1 Engineering 3

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