UMBC Ranked as One of the Top Colleges in 2022 by U.S. News

U.S. News has released its ranking of the 2022 Best Colleges in country, with UMBC coming in as number 6.

U.S. News and World Report ranked University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) #6 for 2022 on the Most Innovative Universities list among all U.S. universities for undergraduate teaching this year. The schools placed just ahead of Stanford, joining top 10 institutions like MIT and Carnegie Mellon.

UMBC was the only Maryland institution to make the ranking for 2022.

According to a UMBC a press release, “This recognition honors the unwavering commitment of UMBC’s faculty and staff in helping students navigate a largely virtual and hybrid curriculum during the COVID pandemic. UMBC is the only Maryland public university to appear on the list.”

“What has always set UMBC apart is the people. 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.” — UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski.

Notably, UMBC is also a top-100 Best Public University and Best Value University. And U.S. News spotlights the school on its lists of top universities for ethnic diversity and for veterans.