|President:||Freeman A. Hrabowski III|
|Operating Budget:||$323.6 million|
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A distinguished public research university, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, is deeply committed to engaged undergraduate education.The university attracts and supports high-achieving students and is a national model for graduate and undergraduate inclusiveness. UMBC's rapid development as a major research university is reflected by its rising national ranking in federal R&D funds for science and engineering and its Carnegie classification as a Research University. UMBC contributes to the state's economic development through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community.