About University of Maryland, Baltimore County:

UMBC is defined by makers, explorers, doers and dreamers. Whatever your passion, at UMBC you’ll find a program to truly challenge and excite you, while working side by side with phenomenal professors, accomplished mentors, and leading researchers. Ours is an incredible and diverse community, but what makes it unique is the way everyone comes together to learn, solve problems, and just have fun. Because no matter who you are, we are all Retrievers. 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. Our UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We will advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 269 421 468 494 458 407 - - - - 551-600 551-600 601-650

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture - - - - - - - - - - - -
Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Life Sciences - - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500 -
Medicine - - - - - - - - - - - -
Natural Sciences - - - 300 268 - - - - 401-450 401-450 351-400
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - -
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - -
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistry - - - - - - - - - -
Civil Engineering - 296 266 280 - - - - 451-500 401-450
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - -
Computer Science 288 - - - - - - 351-400 401-450 451-500
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - -
Electrical Engineering 253 263 - 251 235 - - 351-400 401-450 451-500
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - - -
Geosciences 78 80 73 97 114 104 111 110 127 156
Immunology - - - - - - - - - 185
Materials Science - - - - - - - - - -
Mathematics - - - - - - - - 451-500 -
Mechanical Engineering - 261 298 - - - - - 401-450 401-450
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - -
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - - - -
Physics - 258 245 - - - - 401-450 401-450 451-500
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - 451-500 -
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 451-500
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 156