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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski to Retire

After more than three decades of selfless service, Dr. Hrabowski has announced his plans to retire at the end of the academic year and officially begin a new stage in UMBC’s history.

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UMBC sets the national standard in 2022 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings

UMBC is among the best of the best in both undergraduate teaching and innovation. “What has always set UMBC apart is the people,” says President Freeman Hrabowski. “Year after year, these rankings illustrate the many ways in which our faculty and staff work to support the success and well-being of our students.” Continue reading UMBC sets the national standard in 2022 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings

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UMBC welcomes largest incoming class in university history

As the 2021-2022 academic year begins, UMBC is on pace to welcome nearly 2,100 new first-year students, making this the largest incoming fall class in UMBC’s history.  Continue reading UMBC welcomes largest incoming class in university history

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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski to retire in spring 2022 after three decades of transformational leadership

“I don’t think I’ve ever met a person who so powerfully inspires excellence,” USM Chancellor Jay Perman says of Pres. Hrabowski. “And that’s exactly what his legacy is—a commitment to inclusive excellence that lives on in UMBC, its students, faculty, staff, and alumni.” Continue reading UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski to retire in spring 2022 after three decades of transformational leadership

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Take a Virtual Walk Around Campus

Our new 360° tour of UMBC may not be quite the same as an in-person visit, but it's a great start. And we hope to be able to welcome you to campus soon.

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