Don't just take our word for it. Experience the University of Baltimore from the perspective of our students.
Almas Younis, undergraduate student
Join Almas, a first-generation college student, as she reflects on how her freshman year helped to shape her decision to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice. UB's location in the heart of Baltimore, affords students a vibrant and diverse educational experience. "My advice to incoming freshmen is to keep an open mind, join organizations and be curious," she says.
Opeyemi Thomas, transfer student
Ope shares how transferring to UB--and the many resources available to students--changed the course of his career. As a Ratcliffe Entrepreneurship Fellow at UB's Merrick School of Business he was able to develop and launch a parking app, Roadi. "At UB, I was able to see myself develop into that business owner, that entrepreneur, I wanted to be," he says.
Chelsea Corpening, graduate student
Chelsea keeps busy balancing a career, an internship and the pursuit of a graduate degree in Human Services Administration. UB's flexible course offerings allow her to design a schedule that fits her life. "I chose UB because of the program's reputation. The people who graduate from here really do good for the community, and I really wanted to be a part of that," she says.
Nick Owens, doctoral student
Nick always had a passion for computers and technology, but only as a hobby. It wasn't until he took a class on information architecture that spurred his decision to pursue his doctorate in Information and Interaction Design. "My UB experience has been one that’s really allowed for a diverse number of transferable job skills. Whatever you learn here is going to be applicable out there,” he says.
Meet Our Students
UB has given me real-world experience that I may have not gotten at another institution. I am someone who prefers a smaller college, so UB was perfect.
-Morgan Brown, interdisciplinary studies student
I have benefitted from UB's location in MID-TOWN Baltimore. It is in an area that consists of people from various ethnic backgrounds, which makes it easy for anyone to fit in on campus.
-Tyler Medley, business administration student
I returned to UB after a hiatus in order to complete my undergraduate studies because UB professors are excellent instructors and they do a superb job.
-Randall Martin, jurisprudence student
UB has made me want to continue to mentor the youth and eventually become an educator to inspire people the way my professors have inspired me.
-Aivana Hoang, business administration student
UB has helped me to achieve success by never making me feel as though I didn't belong. I attended a much larger university before coming to UB, and I felt lost and out of place. at UB, I can lean on the people around me for support.
-Jasmea Turner, philosophy, society and applied ethics student
Before transferring to UB, I was just a kid at the local community college with the idea that I may WANT TO BECOME a lawyer. but I was sure I would never get from where I was to that end. Then I learned about UB, about UB's law school, and about the early entry program. Now I am only a few months away from starting law school, ahead of schedule, and it's all thanks to UB.
-Miranda Walker, business administration student
UB has made my goals for my future feel more realistic. Along with helping me to realize I can do even more to advance my knowledge and experience outside of the classroom.
-Mikita Thompson, real estate and economic development student
The campus location, availability of resources and flexibility of faculty have all attributed to my success at ub.
-Hope Ford, human services administration student
UB is diverse and is focused on knowledge that works, and that drew me in. I needed a college that would not only teach me the skills but also teach me how to put those skills into action. With an established career, I was able to take what UB taught me and apply those teachings in my work.
-Brandee Izquierdo, M.P.A. '17, current doctor of public administration student
UB is a mechanism for students to make an impact in Baltimore. I have a deep love for Baltimore City and I am truly grateful that UB has given me the tools and opportunity to make an impact in my hometown.
-Jacob Balter, B.A. '16, current public administration student
UB has made it more convenient for the working student to go to college with evening and online class options. I personally prefer face-to-face classes, and the flexible schedule choices UB provides.
-Thermon Morris, B.S. '17, current MBA student
UB has helped me achieve success by offering me affordable tuition, providing resources for me to succeed academically through tutoring services and offering opportunities to enhance my skills and learn through community service and internship opportunities.
-Khrysten Williams, public administration student
UB's Early Entry Law Program provided a unique opportunity to get ahead of the game while still maintaining a comfortable lifestyle. The professors care about your success and equip you with the skills needed to lay your professional foundation.
-Brian Ingram, B.A. '15, J.D. '17
The friendships that I've made have been crucial to my law school experience. My friends and I study, brainstorm about career plans and laugh together. The University of Baltimore School of Law is not a cutthroat environment; students want to succeed, but they want their classmates to succeed, too.
-Eboni Mosley, law student
As an immigrant from Ukraine, I could have been confused by the demands of law school. But at UB, all my questions were answered. Faculty and staff are willing to meet with any student to clarify issues—academic or otherwise—and the law school leads you step by step through the career-shaping process.
-Ilona Shparaga, J.D. '17, Ukraine
I think UB is the coolest school because it's diverse, and I feel like I am at home even though I'm 4,500 miles away.
-Grinvydas Dainys, pre-marketing undergraduate student, Lithuania
The Bob Parsons Veterans Center is a place of refuge where current service members and veterans are re-energized in a relaxed environment. Resources commonly utilized by fellow student veterans include the computer and conference rooms during the semester.
-Quinyardo McClain, U.S. Army, jurisprudence student
The Bob Parsons Veterans Center granted me a place to reflect, learn and advance academically and personally.
-Ryan Squires, U.S. Army, philosophy, society and applied ethics student