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The University of Baltimore is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267.284.5000)


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Middle States has rigorous standards that serve as a framework for institutional effectiveness and academic performance. As part of reaccreditation, every 10 years the University engages in a comprehensive and reflective process to demonstrate its commitment to these standards and to continuous improvement. The process consists of:

  • an institutional self-study
  • a peer review that includes a site visit
  • a process for continuing examination and improvement.

The MSCHE peer review team will be visiting the UB campus March 13 to March 15, 2017.

Comprehensive Self-Study

Middle States points out that “[t]he accrediting process is intended to strengthen and sustain the quality and integrity of higher education, making it worthy of public confidence and minimizing the scope of external control.” The extent to which UB fulfills its responsibilities in this process is a reflection of a commitment to the quality of the education the University offers.

The University has assessed its performance relative to the 14 Middle States standards (see page ix of Characteristics of Excellence in Higher Education for these standards at a glance). The Self-Study Steering Committee is co-chaired by Provost and Executive Vice President Darlene Smith and Vice Provost Catherine Andersen

UB’s self-study is organized around five major themes:

  • Linking Mission to Planning and Resources
  • Solidifying Collaborative Leadership and Governance
  • Strengthening Commitment to Student Success
  • Aligning Educational Offerings for Enrollment Growth
  • Enhancing Institutional Effectiveness and Student Learning

The Self-Study Report and Appendix are now available online.

Institutional Profile

Middle States member institutions are required to file an Institutional Profile annually. Learn more about the profile.

Last Published 1/24/17