University of Maryland, Baltimore 2025 Middle States

About Middle States

Every eight years, UMB undergoes a reaffirmation of its accreditation with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). The process is an opportunity to strengthen the University through a comprehensive evaluation.

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Town Halls

Many members of the UMB community participated in one or all of the community town halls. Attendees were asked to work within a small group to provide feedback on specific standards and the outline of a chapter of the Middle States Self-Study.

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Middle States Working Groups Complete Self-Study Report Draft

The next steps in the accreditation process include town halls Oct. 7 and 8 for the UMB community to provide feedback on the report.

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