Carnegie Classifications

In 2021, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching announced updates to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.  These classifications apply to the University of Maryland, Baltimore as follows:

Basic Special Focus Four Year: Research Institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions Focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Research Doctoral: STEM-dominant
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
Size and Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential



Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Carnegie Classification Profile for University of Maryland, Baltimore

Research Ranking of Special Focus Research Institutions

History of UMB and Peer Institution Carnegie Classifications