Statement of Accreditation Status

University of Baltimore

  • CEO: Mr. Kurt Schmoke, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Catherine Andersen
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1971
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2025-2026

Contact Information

1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

(410) 837-4200

www.ubalt.edu

  • October 29, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the other instructional site at 7805 House of Correction Rd., Jessup, MD 20794 to an additional location within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when the change is implemented. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind approval of this substantive change if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision and/or the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • June 22, 2017
    To reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • April 25, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of documentation of approval from the Maryland Higher Education Commission and to include the first and second Post-Master's Certificates (Family Law and Library Technologies) within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • August 29, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first and second Post-Master's Certificates (Family Law and Library Technologies ) within the scope of the institution's accreditation, effective upon receipt of state approval. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • November 20, 2014
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • November 15, 2012
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report process. To request a progress report, due October 1, 2014, documenting further implementation of an organized and sustained assessment process to evaluate and improve student learning, in all programs including general education, with evidence that assessment results are used to improve teaching and learning (Standards 12 and 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • August 27, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the upper-division certificates in Accounting and in Crime Scene Investigation within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To note that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2012, has been received and will be acted on by the Commission at its November meeting.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    College of Southern Maryland
    La Plata
    La Plata, MD 20646
  • Additional Location
    George Meany Center
    Sliver Spring
    Silver Spring, MD 20901
  • Additional Location
    Jessup Correctional Institution
    7805 House of Correction Rd.
    Jessup, MD 20794
    Opened: 01/01/2021
  • Additional Location
    The Universities at Shady Grove
    9630 Gudelsky Drive
    Rockville, MD 20850
  • Other Instructional Site
    Coppin State University
    2500 West North Avenue Academic Center, Suite 249J
    Baltimore, MD 21216
  • Other Instructional Site
    Jessup Correctional Institution
    7800 House of Corrections Road
    Jessup, MD 20794

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