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.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014