The city’s 10 universities and more than 100,000 students makes Baltimore the 8th most educated metro region in the United States. Forty-four percent of our residents have a bachelor’s degree or higher – 11 percent higher than the nation’s average.
Johns Hopkins Hospital and University is the largest recipient of federal research dollars nationally. The city has two state-of-the-art biotechnology parks, and numerous other business and industrial parks. Some of Baltimore’s thriving industries include life sciences, technology, hospitality and tourism, logistics, creative industries, and social innovation.
It is also highly affordable with lower cost of living than Philadelphia, Boston, Washington DC, and New York City. With entertaining nightlife, vibrant restaurants, world-class theaters, iconic stadiums, and professional sports teams, there is no shortage of activities for people of all ages.