Statement of Accreditation Status

University of Maryland, Baltimore

  • CEO: Dr. Bruce Jarrell, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Mr. Gregory Spengler
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers » Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1921
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2016
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2024-2025
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2021

Contact Information

220 N. Arch Street 14th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

(410) 706-3100

www.umaryland.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • February 27, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at The Inter- American Center for Global Health (CISG), Oficina de Correos de Costa Rica, Sabanilla de Montes de Oca, San Jose, Coto Brus, Costa Rica within the institution’s scope of accreditation. To direct a substantive change site visit as soon as practicable but no later than six months after the commencement of instruction at the additional location. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if instruction does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • November 21, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • March 14, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. To request a supplemental information report due on October 1, 2019, addressing any and all significant developments related to any investigations conducted by the institution or by state, federal, or other government agencies related to the Commission’s action of December 5, 2018 (Requirement of Affiliation 5). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • December 5, 2018
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due January 15, 2019, addressing recent developments at the institution which may have implications for current and future compliance with Standard II: Ethics and Integrity.
  • June 23, 2016
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process and report. The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • April 27, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the instructional site at Universities at Shady Grove, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD 20850 as an additional location and to include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • April 27, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at The University of Maryland College Park, Computer Science Instructional Center, 4146 Paint Branch Drive, College Park, MD 20740 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. In the event that operations at the additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • November 17, 2011
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • 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:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-Master's Certificate
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship
  • Additional Location
    Inter-American Center for Global Health (CISG)
    Oficina de Correos de Costa Rica, Sabanilla de Montes de Oca
    San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Additional Location
    The University of Maryland College Park, Computer Science Instructional Center
    4140 Paint Branch Drive
    College Park, MD 20740
    Opened: 08/22/2015
  • Additional Location
    Universities at Shady Grove
    9630 Gudelsky Drive
    Rockville, MD 20850
    Opened: 08/24/2015
  • Other Instructional Site
    College of Southern Maryland - La Plata Campus
    8730 Mitchell Road P.O. Box 910
    La Plata, MD 20646
  • Other Instructional Site
    Laurel College Center
    312 Marshall Avenue Suite 205
    Laurel, MD 20707

The following are links to sites that are not maintained by the MSCHE. These are provided as additional external resources about each institution that the MSCHE accredits.