University Of Maryland Baltimore

University Of Maryland Baltimore

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is a co-educational, public university located in Baltimore, Maryland. It was founded in 1807 and now stretches over 55 acres in area. It grants admission to around 9,000 students every year.

The schools under UMB include the following:

  • Dental School
  • Graduate School
  • School of Law
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Public Health
  • School of Social Work

UMB 's sports teams are known as the Retrievers and participate in a variety of intramural sports, such as soccer, flag football, golf, softball and a variety of water sports.

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Contacting UM Baltimore

University of Maryland-Baltimore
520 West Lombard Street
Baltimore , MD 21201-1627
General Phone: (410) 706-3100

UM Baltimore Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine534registered nursing, nursing science, various nursing
Medicine435gerontology, neuroscience, dentistry, dental clinical sciences, advanced general dentistry, oral pathology, medicine, pharmacy, pharmacy administration, ...
Family and Social Work423social work
Law268law, legal research
Therapy and Counseling67genetic counseling, physical therapy
Medical Support and Technology60dental hygienist, clinical lab tech
Science51biomedical sciences, molecular biology, microbiology, human genetics, physiology, molecular physiology, pathology, pharmacology, toxicology, ...
Medical Administration15public health education
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1assistive and rehabiliation engineering

Number of programs and degrees for UM Baltimore in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
First-professional degree6284
First-professional certificate282
Master's degree70116
Doctor's degree14719
Bachelor's degree3503

UM Baltimore Student Body

In 2007-2008, UM Baltimore had a total enrollment of 5,884 students (3,162 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 15%
Graduate 46%
First Professional 39%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 58%
Black 19%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 12%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 4%
22-24 29%
25-29 34%
30-34 13%
35-39 7%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

UM Baltimore Room and Board (2007)

UM Baltimore offers campus housing for 513 of its 3,162 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Baltimore, Maryland for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Maryland Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

UM Baltimore Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

UM Baltimore Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 6,278

Financial Aid:
UM Baltimore participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 210400)

UM Baltimore Faculty

UM Baltimore has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track14479
Non-tenured and not on tenure track537506

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year42$166,87023$147,326
Associate professorcalendar year35$131,05631$118,782
Assistant professorcalendar year34$107,52669$95,752
Instructorcalendar year10$76,45743$77,609
No academic rankcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year121$132,363167$102,278

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year28$158,96916$154,987
Associate professoracademic year5$99,22611$106,264
Assistant professoracademic year7$86,87417$84,609
Instructoracademic year0*8$66,356
All faculty totalacademic year40$138,88552$108,037

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

UM Baltimore Degree Programs (2007)

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Law (LLB, JD)
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other

Medical Administration
Public Health Education and Promotion

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

Advanced General Dentistry (Cert, MS, PhD)
Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
Medicine (MD)
Oral Biology and Oral Pathology (MS, PhD)
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])
Pharmacy Administration/Policy/Regulatory Affairs (MS, PhD)
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabiliation Engineering

Biomedical Sciences, General
Human/Medical Genetics
Microbiology, General
Molecular Biology
Molecular Physiology
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Physiology, General

Therapy And Counseling
Genetic Counseling/Counselor
Physical Therapy/Therapist

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