The University of Maryland, Baltimore is the founding campus of the University System of Maryland. Opened in 1807, UMB is Maryland’s public health, law, and human services university, dedicated to excellence in education, research, clinical care, and public service.UMB enrolls over 7,100 students in six nationally ranked professional schools — dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work — and an interdisciplinary Graduate School. The University offers 80 doctoral, master’s, baccalaureate, and certificate programs and confers most of the professional practice doctoral degrees awarded in Maryland. UMB is a thriving academic health center combining cutting-edge biomedical research and exceptional patient care. UMB’s extramural funding totaled $688 million in Fiscal Year 2020.UMB was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine (Feb 2021).