NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.
Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Air Force
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers
1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD, 21250
The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) offers undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs in the arts and sciences and engineering. Within a strong interdisciplinary framework, UMBC programs link the cultures of the sciences, social sciences, visual and performing arts and humanities, and the professions.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research, and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services, and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility, and lifelong learning.
Public, 4-year or above
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Advanced placement (AP) credits