University of Baltimore - Rankings

Founded in 1925, the University of Baltimore (UB) is part of the University System of Maryland. It has the following schools: the Yale Gordon College of Liberal Arts, Merrick School of Business, and School of Law.

The Yale Gordon College of Liberal Arts teaches applied liberal arts across seven schools and divisions: Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences; Division of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Forensic Studies; Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies; Division of Liberal Studies; School of Communications Design; School of Information Arts and Technologies; School of Public Affairs.

The Merrick School of Business is accredited by AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). It offers graduate and undergraduate education across the following departments: Department of Accounting; Department of Finance and Economics; Department of Information Systems and Decision Science; Department of Management and International Business; Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship.

The University of Baltimore School of Law is accredited by The American Bar Association (ABA), has been fully approved and accredited by the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland (BOR-USM) and the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC).

The University of Baltimore MPA Program has been continuously accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) since 1983.

Notable UB alumni include: Dale Anderson (former Baltimore County Executive and State Delegate), John S. Arnick (former member of the Maryland House of Delegates), James W. Campbell (former member of the Maryland House of Delegates), C. Edward Middlebrooks (former Maryland State Senator), etc.


- University of Baltimore is placed in Tier 2 among Regional Universities (North) by US News (2012).

- 28th in the US News Ranking of Part-time Law Schools (2010).

- 80th in the US News Ranking of Best Graduate Public Affairs Programs (2009).

- According to the American Institute of Economic Research, Baltimore ranks 7th in a study of large U.S. cities that are the best places to attend college.