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UMB

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Facilities
Maryland
Maryland
Accredited By
Other
Established Date
1807
5884
Total Students
None
Type
USD 26927 - USD 80880 ( Annually)
Fees Range

How to reach

University of Maryland, Baltimore is situated at University of Maryland, Baltimore, 620 W Lexington St, Baltimore, MD 21201, United States in Maryland.

All Courses

Courses Offered

B.S. in Computer Science
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences
  • USD 49300 (Annually)
Bachelor of Machenical Eng
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Engineering-B.E.
  • Engineering
  • USD 47130 (Annually)
Bachelor of Science in Architacture
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Architecture-B.Arch
  • Engineering
  • USD 47130 (Annually)
Bachelor in Finance
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Banking / Finance / Accounts / Commerce
  • USD 50870 (Annually)
Bachelor in Marketing
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma
  • USD 37260 (Annually)
Bachelor of Bioengineering
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Engineering
  • USD 47120 (Annually)

University of Maryland, Baltimore - UMB

The University of Maryland, Baltimore, (also known as University of Maryland: The Founding Campus, or UMB, UMAB) was founded in 1807. It comprises some of the oldest professional schools of dentistry, law, medicine, pharmacy, social work and nursing in the nation. It is the original campus of the University System of Maryland. Located on 60 acres (242,811 m²) in downtown Baltimore, it is part of the University System of Maryland. Effective July 1, 2010, Jay A. Perman was appointed president of the university by William English Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland. The University of Maryland at Baltimore was founded in 1807 as the Maryland College of Medicine. In 1812, it was rechartered as the University of Maryland and given the authority to establish additional faculties in law, divinity, and arts and sciences. The faculty of law was founded in 1816, though it operated intermittently until 1868. The University of Maryland School of Dentistry was the first dental school in the world. Founded in 1840 as the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery (BCDS), it was chartered by an act of the Maryland General Assembly. The University of Maryland School of Law opened in 1816 as the "Maryland Law Institute" "in a spacious and commodious building on South street, near Market street. It is the third-oldest law school in the nation. It was founded by David Hoffman Esq., who authored a comprehensive Course of Legal Study, which had a lasting influence on other law school programs around the country and led to the development of legal ethics programs and responsibilities. Established in 1807, the University of Maryland School of Medicine is the first public and the fifth oldest medical school in the United States and the first[citation needed] to institute a residency training program. Formed in 1996 as a partnership between the State of Maryland, the City of Baltimore, the University System of Maryland and the University of Maryland Medical System, IHV is an institute of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and is a center of virology research. Robert C. Gallo, M.D. is Director of IHV. Launched in 2007, the Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS) is an internationally recognized genomics research center at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The University of Maryland School of Nursing, founded in 1889 by Nightingale Fund graduate Louisa Parsons, is one of the oldest and one of the largest nursing schools in the nation. The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, founded in 1841, is the fourth oldest school of pharmacy in the nation and was the first pharmacy school established in Maryland. The University of Maryland School of Social Work is a top program in social work education. Graduates of the School of Social Work have become policymakers at all levels of government, from the U.S. Senate to the state and federal courts, to the State Department and departments of social services. Graduates also work as educators and researchers at universities across the country and have become therapists, community organizers, and managers.

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Why join University of Maryland Baltimore

Facilities

100%

Placement

10 Type Courses Available

  • 6 UG Courses
  • 4 PG Courses

Awards

  • Three UMBC faculty have been awarded two of 18 new grants announced by the National Science Foundation under the Neural and Cognitive Systems (NCS) program to support multidisciplinary research related to the brain and behavior.

  • Two seed grants were also awarded through the 2016 Hrabowski Fund for Innovation competition.

  • University of Maryland--Baltimore County's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 159.

  • It's been ranked as the 6th best nursing university by the US News & World Report 

University of Maryland, Baltimore Placements

NA

Visiting Companies

100%

Student Placement

Infrastructure

University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • The campus is composed of 58 buildings located near Camden Yards and Baltimore's famous Lexington Market. Construction on a new 114,000-square-foot (10,600 m2) campus center began at the start of 2007 and opened in August 2009 as the Southern Management Corporation Campus Center (SMC Center).
  • The SMC Center contains dining facilities, meeting locations and the campus's gymnasium and recreation facility, URecFit.
  • UMB has also recently undertaken a vast west campus expansion.
  • This 10-acre (40,000 m2) project, known as BioPark, will create ten new buildings containing a total of 1,200,000 square feet (110,000 m2) of classroom, lab, and office space.
  • In addition, University of Maryland Medical System has cleared a downtown site for the construction of a $329 million ambulatory care center.
  • The university is served by the University Center/Baltimore Street station of the Baltimore Light Rail system, which is at the eastern edge of campus. The Orange Route of the free Charm City Circulator provides service to both the BioPark and through the UMB campus to the Inner Harbor and points east.
  • University of Maryland--Baltimore County offers a number of student services, including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance.

  • University of Maryland--Baltimore County also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc).

  • Of the students at University of Maryland--Baltimore County, 72 percent have cars on campus.

  • Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Maryland--Baltimore County.

     
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