University System of Maryland

The University System of Maryland ( USM) is a network of state universities in the U.S. state of Maryland. With about 130,000 students, it is the twelfth largest university network in the United States. It was formed in 1988 from the five institutions of the University of Maryland and the six institutions of the State University and College System of Maryland.



  • Bowie State University
  • Coppin State University
  • Frostburg State University
  • Salisbury University
  • Towson University
  • University of Baltimore
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • University of Maryland, College Park (the main campus)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • University of Maryland University College ( UMUC ), with locations in the U.S., Asia and Europe

Centers and Institutes

  • University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
  • University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

Other locations