Academics

Location
Baltimore, MD
Undergrads
2,012
Tuition (in-state)
$17,914 ($7,646)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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3 College Sophomore

Academics: It can be challenging at times but they do have opportunities to help in class

4 College Freshman

Academics: It's many opportunities. You just have to stay on top of the workload.

4 College Freshman

Academics: The class sizes are small and very personalized and relatable

3 College Junior

Academics: In terms of accounting major, there is one distinctive fact that other school do not have.

University of Baltimore offers accounting students to study up to Intermediate accounting lll that normally other school have student to study up to ll

Accounting program is really good to learn and professor usually offers some useful career information.

4 College Junior

Academics: People take their education seriously here seeing how we have part time jobs, kids and family to work into our schedules as well.
Dreams are alive on campus

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 471st
    Best Online Course Options
  • 515th
    Smartest Professors
  • 516th
    Best Use of Teaching Assistants
  • 534th
    Professors Most Interested in Classes
  • 585th
    Most Caring Professors

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Lawanda Johnson
Hometown
Baltimore
Major
English-Creative Writing
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The academic experience at the University of Baltimore is very diverse. There are academic advisers that are willing to help make the best transition possible, whether it's from high school to college, or the process of transferring from another school. An academic adviser will set out the general requirements for a student's major. The areas of study that are available at UB include a wide range of concentrations, including law, English, web design, forensic science, and business management. There are courses that are lecture only; however, there are hands-on activities and internships for juniors and seniors, as well.

There are four schools within the University of Baltimore: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Public Affairs, the School of Law, and the School of Business. The College of Arts and Sciences includes history, psychology, and English majors, while Public Affairs offers courses for students majoring in criminal justice, government, public policy, and international studies. Also, UB has honor programs, online programs, and off-campus programs for first-time and graduate students. Overall, UB is a very transfer-friendly university.

Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
19:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
182
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
215
Total FT Faculty
182
Faculty with Terminal Degree
85%
Average Faculty Salary
$99,288
Full-Time Retention Rate
73%
Part-Time Retention Rate
73%
Programs/Majors Offered
32
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Class Sizes
  • Fewer than 20 students: 68%
  • 20 to 49 students: 28%
  • 50 or more students: 4%
Instructional Programs
Occupational: No
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: No
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: No
Undergraduate Schools/Divisions
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Public Affairs
  • School of Business
Degrees Awarded
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Doctorate - Professional practice
  • Doctorate - Research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • Post-bachelor's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Business Administration and Management: 5%
  • Business/Commerce, General: 9%
  • Health Services Administration: 3%
  • Law: 12%
Graduation Requirements
  • Arts/fine arts
  • Computer literacy
  • English (including composition)
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Sciences (biological or physical)
  • Social sciences
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
Other Academic Offerings
  • Accelerated program
  • Cooperative education program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
Online Courses
The online campus of UB is known as UBOnline and is administered by the e-Learning Center (eLC). Online courses are only offered in certain studies, including (but not limited to) accounting, English, health sciences, and marketing.
Best Places to Study
  • Computer labs
  • Langsdale Library
Tips to Succeed
  • Always study-don't slack off.
  • Since there aren't any campus living options, participate in campus activities in order to meet people and socialize.
  • Take advantage of the tutoring options, whether you become a tutor and help others, or use a tutor for extra help.
Did You Know?
  • UB offers more than 50 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs.
  • There are more than 25 academic clubs.

Student Polls

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  • Academic advisers
  • Class availability
  • Consistency in grading
  • Course subject variety
  • Curriculum flexibility
  • Gen-Ed requirements
  • Manageability of workload
  • Online course options
  • Quality of teaching assistants (TAs)
  • Scheduling/registration process
  • Technology in the classroom

Rate your school's professors on the following topics    Based on 15 responses

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  • Accessibility
  • Communication skills
  • General knowledge
  • Interest in class subjects
  • Interest in students
  • Time spent in classroom
  • Use of teaching assistants

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