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We are UMB!
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the state’s public health, law, and human services university, training Maryland’s front-line providers to improve wellness, advance justice, and strengthen families and communities. UMB confers most of the professional practice doctoral degrees awarded each year in Maryland. People from East Africa to West Baltimore benefit from UMB’s research, be it vaccine and drug development, cancer treatment, heart repair, or strategies that stabilize families and stimulate social cohesion. At the University of Maryland BioPark, Baltimore’s largest biotech cluster, scientific discoveries are translated into critical health solutions. UMB’s faculty, staff, and students are deeply engaged in the community, contributing 2 million hours of volunteer service each year and delivering $40 million in uncompensated care. Our students learn as collaborative partners across professions to be clinicians and caregivers, advocates and experts, excelling from the trauma center to the courtroom, the clinic to the community school.
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore Graduate School
    UMB trains the next generation of researchers.
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Dentistry
    Students learn through hands-on, experiential lessons.
  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
    UMB’s culture is enriched by diversity.
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Future health care workers learn the importance of collaboration.
  • University of Maryland School of Nursing
    State-of-the-art labs replicate real-life medical environments.
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work
    Teamwork is an essential component at UMB’s seven schools.
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore Graduate School
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Dentistry
  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • University of Maryland School of Nursing
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work
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    "People ask me how I can get through dental school while being married. I don’t know how I would get through dental school without being married."
    Taylor Duckworth
    Dentistry
    University of Maryland, Baltimore
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    "I love this town. It is a city with lots of urban amenities, but still has a small-town feel."
    Katie McElroy
    Ph.D. in Nursing
    University of Maryland, Baltimore
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    "Baltimore has a great vibe. I’m proud to call Baltimore my home."
    Nick Rodriguez
    Law
    University of Maryland, Baltimore
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    "Baltimore is a great place to be student. It’s an affordable city, especially for those of us on student budgets."
    Lisa Fedina
    Social Work
    University of Maryland, Baltimore
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    "Baltimore is a fascinating city with a lot to discover."
    Christopher St. Clair
    Pharm.D. in Pharmacy
    University of Maryland, Baltimore
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  • Quick Facts

    Large

    UMB spans 72 acres in downtown Baltimore, with 7.5 million gross square feet of space in 69  buildings. Nearly 6,800 students are enrolled at UMB, and 7,400 people are employed here. 

    Urban

    UMB embraces its Baltimore neighborhood with such initiatives as structured mentoring for West Baltimore middle school and high school students in CURE Scholars and the UMB Community Engagement Center, where the university provides services to nearby residents and collaborates with them in advocacy projects. UMB President Jay A. Perman, MD, is the outgoing chair of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore and co-chair of the UniverCity Partnership alongside Baltimore’s mayor. 

    Public University

    As the state’s only public health, law, and human services university, UMB strives to ensure that students of all races, ethnicities, and incomes are well-represented at the university.

    Research Funds

    Nearly $700 Million

    UMB is a leading public research university, attracting a University System of Maryland record $667.4 million in grants and contracts in FY 2018. UMB ranks 38th in R&D funding among all U.S. public universities. 

    Rankings

    UMB’s professional schools are highly ranked nationally:

    Dentistry: 7th in NIH Funding FY18
    Medicine: 8th in Sponsored Research (Publics) AAMC FY18
     

    U.S. News & World Report rankings:
    Law: Three specialty law rankings in top 10, including #4 Evening Program and #6 Health Law
    Nursing: Ranked eighth with eight specialties in top 10, including #1 Nursing Informatics and #2 Clinical Nurse Leader
    Pharmacy: Ranked 9th
    Social Work: Ranked 17th

    Enrollment

    Total Enrollment: 6,777
    Undergraduate: 909
    Graduate: 5,868

    Gender

    Women: 73%
    Men: 27%

    In-State vs. Out of State

    In-State: 76%
    Out of State: 24%
  • Academics

    As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students that uses state-of-the-art technological support, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) educates leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work, and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork, and accountability. UMB awards 53 percent of all professional practice degrees in Maryland — dental, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and physical therapy.

    Degree Programs
    3 Bachelors, 15 Masters, 20 Doctoral, 11 Certificates

     

    Featured Programs

    School of Dentistry

    Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

    Dental Hygiene
     

    Graduate School

    Applied Thanatology

    Master of Science in Pharmacometrics

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    Schools

    University of Maryland School of Medicine

    University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

    University of Maryland School of Dentistry

    University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

    University of Maryland School of Nursing

    University of Maryland Graduate School

    University of Maryland School of Social Work

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  • Contact Information

Location

220 North Arch Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
410-706-3100
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