University of Baltimore

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1420 N. Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

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Phone: (410) 837-4200
2012-2013 Tuition
$7,646
in-state
$17,914
out-of-state
Students
3,426
enrolled
43%
male /
57%
female
Admissions
rolling admission
64.4%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
#87 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Regional Universities (North)

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Summary

University of Baltimore is a public institution that was founded in 1925. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,426, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 47 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Baltimore's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 87. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,646 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,914 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Mission:
The University of Baltimore provides innovative education in law, business and the applied liberal arts to serve the needs of a diverse population. A public university, the University of Baltimore offers excellent teaching and a supportive community for upper-division undergraduate, graduate and professional students in an environment distinguished by academic research and public service. The University:
-makes excellence accessible to traditional and nontraditional students motivated by professional advancement and civic awareness;
-establishes a foundation for lifelong learning, personal development and social responsibility;
-combines theory and practice to create meaningful, real-world solutions to 21st-century urban challenges; and
-is an integral partner in the culture, commerce and future of Baltimore and the region.

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Mission:
The University of Baltimore provides innovative education in law, business, the liberal arts and sciences and public policy to serve the needs of a diverse population. A public university located in the vibrant center of the city, the University of Baltimore offers a supportive academic community for undergraduate, graduate and professional students, with an emphasis on experiential learning, public service and research. The University:
-provides transformative opportunities to traditional and nontraditional students motivated by professional advancement and civic awareness;
-establishes a foundation for lifelong learning, personal development, leadership and social responsibility;
-combines theory and practice to create meaningful, real-world solutions to 21st-century challenges; and
-is an integral partner in the culture, commerce and future of Baltimore and the region.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1925
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $39,508,346

Applying

When applying to University of Baltimore, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at University of Baltimore is $30. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 64.4 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 64.4%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at University of Baltimore is 19:1, and the school has 29.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Baltimore include: Business/Commerce, General; Criminal Justice/Police Science; Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects; Health Services Administration; and Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 78.3 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 19:1
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business/Commerce, General 40%
Criminal Justice/Police Science 11%
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 10%
Health Services Administration 8%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 4%

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Student Life

University of Baltimore has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,426, with a gender distribution of 43.2 percent male students and 56.8 percent female students.

Total enrollment 6,558
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

University of Baltimore offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. University of Baltimore also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at University of Baltimore, 100 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Baltimore.

Students who have cars on campus 100%
Health insurance offered Yes

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In-state tuition and fees $7,646 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $17,914 (2012-13)
Room and board N/A
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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