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University of Maryland-Baltimore

University of Maryland-Baltimore is college with 746 students located in Baltimore, MD.

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Welcome to the Baltimore campus of the University of Maryland, founded in 1807 along a ridge in what was then called Baltimore Town. Today, this 61-acre research and technology complex encompasses 65 buildings in West Baltimore near the Inner Harbor.

The University is Maryland's only public academic health, human services, and law center. Seven professional and graduate schools train the majority of the state's physicians, nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists.

Under the leadership of President Jay A. Perman, MD, the University is a leading partner in the redevelopment of the west side of Baltimore. The University of Maryland BioPark, which opened in October 2005, promotes collaborative research opportunities and bioscience innovation.

Sponsored research totaled $567.1 million in Fiscal Year 2010. With 6,349 students and 6,717 faculty members and staff, the University is an economic engine that returns more than $15 in economic activity for every $1 of state general funds appropriation. The University community gives more than 2 million hours a year in service to the public. Mission The University of Maryland is the state's public academic health and law university devoted to professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. Using state-of-the-art technological support, UMB educates leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, social services and law. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning, and just treatment of the people it serves, the campus fosters economic development in the state. UMB is committed to ensuring that the knowledge it generates provides maximum benefit to society, directly enhancing the community.

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 746
Gender 15% Male / 85% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 74% Full Time / 26% Part Time
Geography 2% International
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 57%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
International 3%
Hispanic/Latino 6%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 16%
Asian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Hospital
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (81%), Dental Hygiene/Hygienist (11%), Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist (7%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to conduct and supervise complex medical tests, clinical trials, and research experiments; manage clinical laboratories; and consult with physicians and clinical researchers on diagnoses, disease causation and spread, and research outcomes. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of hematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, immunohematology, physiological relationships to test results, laboratory procedures and quality assurance controls, test and research design and implementation, analytic techniques, laboratory management, data development and reporting, medical informatics, and professional standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.

A program that prepares individuals to clean teeth and apply preventive materials, provide oral health education and treatment counseling to patients, identify oral pathologies and injuries, and manage dental hygiene practices. Includes instruction in dental anatomy, microbiology, and pathology; dental hygiene theory and techniques; cleaning equipment operation and maintenance; dental materials; radiology; patient education and counseling; office management; supervised clinical training; and professional standards.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Dental Hygienists
Clean teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. May educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x rays, or apply fluoride or sealants.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Administration & Faculty

President Jay A. Perman, MD
Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Full-time Faculty 1768
Student : Faculty Ratio 6 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 54 : 45
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 21
Tenure Track Faculty 9
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 69
International Faculty 1

Admissions

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Finance

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Sticker Price

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $7,698 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,675 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $9,373 $9,373

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $28,071 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,675 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $29,746 $29,746

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.umaryland.edu/fin/.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.umaryland.edu/fin/.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

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Rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

#201-300 Academic Ranking of World Universities

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#192 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
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