On our programs

  • In Fall 2023, CSEE enrolled 2299 undergraduate students and 1272 graduate students.
  • CSEE programs are available to both full-time and part-time students and include several accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s degree program options. In addition, selected programs are offered both on Main Campus (Catonsville, MD) and at the Universities at Shady Grove (Rockville, MD) in Montgomery County.
  • CSEE maintains strong, active industry partnerships with global firms, regional and national companies, and many emerging technology companies in UMBC’s Research Park.
  • CSEE’s alumni are employed by prestigious national technology innovators as well as major local and national employers.
  • For over 20 years, UMBC has been a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CD) and Research (CAE-R)  based on our undergraduate and graduate computer science programs with tracks and research  in cybersecurity.
  •  Computer Science was the largest degree program at UMBC in terms of number of undergraduate degrees awarded at UMBC in the 2023-2024 academic year.

On our faculty

  • 16 of our faculty received the NSF CAREER Award, what NSF describes as its “most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty.” Approximately 30 percent of all UMBC NSF CAREER awardees are from our department.
  • Eight of our faculty are on the 2023 Stanford’s List of World’s Top 2% Scientists.
  • Of the top 10 UMBC researchers on Google Scholar, five are from our department with a combined h-index of 405 as of March 2024.
  • Ten of our faculty members are Fellows of professional organizations such as the IEEE, ACM, SIAM, APS, ASI, AAAI, NSBP, ACCS, and Optica with a cumulative total of 26 such recognitions.
  • Our faculty members regularly deliver plenary talks and tutorials in top venues, organize flagship conference and workshops, and receive notable awards. For a current list, please visit our Recent News page.
View our one-page overview in the 2023-24 CRA Academic Member Book and our Fall 2023 newsletter.