What Others Say

  • “This midsize state university has earned a reputation as one of the most innovative schools in the country.”

    “60 Minutes”

  • “An institution that combines the best of a major research center while keeping its focus on undergraduates.”

    The Washington Post

  • “When you think of the top science universities in the U.S., schools like MIT and Caltech may jump to mind. But perhaps the most envied science program in the country is at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.”


  • “Students here [at UMBC] are given access to academic and social resources usually reserved for those attending mammoth public institutions or pricey private colleges.”

    Fiske Guide to Colleges

  • “Up-and-Coming Schools,”like #1 UMBC, are “making the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty, and student life.”

    U.S. News & World Report

  • “Continue[s] to deliver a great education at prices that put private schools to shame”

    Kiplinger’s “Best Values in Public Colleges”