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Freeman A. Hrabowski III
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research, and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC's 9,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students come from 39 states and 81 foreign countries. UMBC's faculty to student ratio is 16:1. There are more than 35,000 UMBC alumni worldwide. Rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, UMBC promotes cutting-edge research and creative activity.