Statement of Accreditation Status

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

  • CEO: Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Sarah Shin
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Terence Peavy, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity » Four-year, large, primarily residential
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1966
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2025-2026
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2022

Contact Information

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

(410) 455-1000

www.umbc.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • March 2, 2017
    To reaffirm accreditation. To commend the institution for progress to date, the quality of its self-study process, and the quality of the self-study document. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • June 25, 2015
    To note that the institution has been granted a one-year delay in its decennial evaluation. The next evaluation visit is now scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • 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 Included within the scope:
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    The Universities at Shady Grove
    9630 Gudelsky Drive
    Rockville, MD 20850
  • Other Instructional Site
    Catonsville High School
    421 Bloomsbury Avenue
    Catonsville, MD 21228
  • Other Instructional Site
    Matapeake Middle School
    671 Romancoke Road
    Stevensville, MD 21666
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mt. Hebron High School
    9440 Old Frederick Road
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Other Instructional Site
    Towson High School
    69 Cedar Avenue
    Towson, MD 21286
  • Other Instructional Site
    UMBC Training Centers
    6996 Columbia Gateway Drive
    Columbia, MD 21046

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.