Economic Impact


$3.16 billion

in annual economic impact on the state’s economy



$3.6 billion



40 partnerships

with Maryland public schools that serve as sites for interns, research and professional development for teachers



10,421 degrees

awarded in FY15, including nearly one-forth of all STEM degrees in Maryland



$33.9 billion



$750 million

in new private investment in the city of College Park in the past three years



334 joint research proposals

with the University of Maryland, Baltimore through MPowering the State,

yielding $75 million in funding since FY13



10,000 entrepreneurs

UMD’s Impact

The University of Maryland plays a critical role in every part of the state’s economy. Each year, our flagship institution graduates thousands of students who strengthen the workforce as scientists, scholars, engineers, entrepreneurs and innovators. We attract investment, launch successful startups and stimulate job creation. We share our expertise with businesses and communities on important issues such as health care, education and the environment.


We are proud to serve our state.

additional resources

CIC Federal Research

Funding Report

Office of Government Relations

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