Claim your future with UMBC’s flexible, affordable, top-ranked graduate programs.

For over 50 years, UMBC’s graduate programs have been preparing our students to make an impact in their fields and launch in-demand careers with top employers. Last year, 95% of graduates of The Graduate School at UMBC reported finding employment, further education, or both. And, it’s not just employers who take notice of UMBC. UMBC is recognized as a top university in prestigious national rankings by U.S. News and World Report, the National Science Foundation and Times Higher Education, among others.

Offering over 80 graduate degree programs in diverse fields of study, the Graduate School at UMBC connects you with expert, renowned faculty, a lifelong network and resources and support to help you reach your goals.

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U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2021 - National Universities, Public
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in the nation for social and economic impact, Times Higher Education


of 2020 graduates are employed or furthering their degrees


With part-time and accelerated formats completed in under two years, our advanced programs are designed for working adults, and career changers.


With affordable tuition, including regional tuition rates, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities, we offer programs worth the investment.


At UMBC, we believe in supporting our students. Our expert, connected faculty, our active alumni community, and our dedicated staff are committed to student success.

UMBC Overview

Welcome to our community of inquiring minds! UMBC is a dynamic public research university that redefines excellence in higher education. We offer an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. We advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds — and we look forward to you being a part of it.

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