Sydney, NSW and Baltimore, Maryland, 26 April 2016 – The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and global education group, EduCo International, today announced a strategic partnership to help improve international student access to UMBC’s highly acclaimed graduate programs. The partnership will support the transition of international students into UMBC’s STEM focused graduate programs.
UMBC is a member of the University System of Maryland, and one of the seven US institutions to make it to “Top 100 Under 50” for the fourth year in a row, as ranked by the Times Higher Education in 2015. THE’s Worldwide rankings acknowledge the achievements of universities who have been operating for just 50 years or less. UMBC is also known as one of the leading US institutions for innovation according to the US News & World Report.
EduCo is a global education group with locations strategically positioned in 18 top source markets for international education enabling them to respond eectively to the local markets. EduCo also owns and operates private colleges in Australia and Canada and brings to the partnership a proven record of success in international student recruitment and strong support for international students in leading destination cities. EduCo, and it’s suite of education providers, deliver pathway programs with dedicated student services support to ensure that international students are given the best opportunities to succeed in their new environment. EduCo also provides English, vocational, undergraduate and graduate programs through its partner colleges and institutions.
The collaboration between UMBC and EduCo allows a greater number of international students access to one of the leading research universities in the US. UMBC and EduCo Announce Partnership, Increasing International Student Access to UMBC Graduate Programs