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UB Institutional Values

  • Student success
  • Educational access
  • Innovation
  • Scholarship, research and creative activity
  • Regional and resource stewardship
  • The UB community

University of Baltimore Mission

The University of Baltimore provides innovative education in business, public affairs, the applied liberal arts and sciences, and law to serve the needs of a diverse population in an urban setting. A public university, the University of Baltimore offers excellent teaching and a supportive community for undergraduate, graduate and professional students in an environment distinguished by academic research and public service. The University:

  • makes excellence accessible to traditional and nontraditional students motivated by professional advancement and civic awareness;
  • establishes a foundation for lifelong learning, personal development and social responsibility;
  • combines theory and practice to create meaningful, real-world solutions to 21st-century urban challenges; and
  • is an anchor institution, regional steward and integral partner in the culture, commerce and future development of Baltimore and the region.

Achievement, Innovation, Community: The University of Baltimore Strategic Plan 2014-17

Download the entire strategic plan or a two-page overview, both in PDF format.


UB21: Creating the 21st-Century University

UB 21UB21 is a collaborative planning effort to engage the University of Baltimore community's best ideas concerning the future of both higher education and UB.

UB21: Overview and Recommended Next Steps - spring 2014

UB21 Catalyst Grants

UB21 Catalyst Grants, open on a competitive basis to UB faculty, staff and students, provided one-time funding to support proposals and pilot programs related to learning, University life, technology and campus environment.

Last Published 7/28/15