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Tuition & Fees

$11,264

$24,492

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
36%
500-599
46%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
14%
600-699
47%
500-599
35%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
34%
500-599
47%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
56%
18-23
17%
12-17
1%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

55%

45%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,316
Declined + 4,313
Total Received 10,629
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Public

11,243

undergraduate students

2,596

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Computer Science
  3. Biological Sciences
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Codes

SAT 5835
ACT 1751

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School Facts

University of Maryland -- Baltimore County is a public, coeducational institution, founded in 1963. Its 530-acre campus is located in Baltimore, 40 miles from Washington, DC.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 13,839
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Baltimore, MD

530-acre, suburban campus in Catonsville (population: 41,567), five miles from downtown Baltimore and 40 miles from Washington, DC; branch campus in Shady Grove. Major airport, bus, and train serve Baltimore; other major airport serves Washington, DC. Public transportation serves campus. School operates transportation to surrounding communities and to the schools and campuses of U of Maryland--Baltimore.

University of Maryland — Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 4% of male students
 
10 sororities 5% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
36%
500-599
46%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
14%
600-699
47%
500-599
35%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
34%
500-599
47%
400-499
11%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
56%
18-23
17%
12-17
1%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,316
Declined + 4,313
Total Received 10,629

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Dale Bittinger
Director of Admissions
P: 800 UMBC-4U2
F: 410 455-1094
admissions@umbc.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,204
Room $6,796
Board $4,422
Additional fees $3,060
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $23,682
Average Financial Aid - $10,519
Total with Avg. Aid $13,163

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,519

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,453,865
State $7,499,941
Institutional $9,138,626
Other external $1,686,866
Total $33,779,298

Non-need-based

Federal $1,620,160
State $299,813
Institutional $8,508,285
Other external $2,655,990
Total $13,084,248

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
America East Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Retrievers
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Acting
Africana Studies
American Studies
Ancient Studies
Applied Developmental Psychology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Molecular Biology
Applied Physics
Applied Sociology
Asian Studies
Atmospheric Physics
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Bioinformatics/Computational Biology
Biological Sciences
Biology Education
Business Technology Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemical/Biochemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Cultural Anthropology
Dance
Design
Digital/Imaging Arts
Economic Policy Analysis
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Emergency Health Services
Engineering Management
English
English as a Second Language
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Financial Economics
Gender/Women's Studies
Geographic Information Systems
Geographical Information Systems
Geography
Geography/Environmental Systems
Gerontology
Global Studies
Health Administration/Policy
Historical Studies
History
Human Services Psychology
Human-Centered Computing
Information Systems
Instructional Systems Development
Intercultural Communications
Interdisciplinary Studies
Language/Literacy/Culture
Management of Aging Services
Marine/Estuarine/Environmental Science
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Media/Communication Studies
Modern Languages/Linguistics
Molecular/Cell Biology
Music
Neuroscience/Cognitive Science
Philosophy
Physics
Physics Education
Political Science
Professional Studies/Biotechnology
Professional Studies/Cybersecurity
Professional Studies/Geographic Information Systems
Professional Studies/Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Psychology
Public Policy
Social Work
Sociology
Statistics
Systems Engineering
Teaching
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Texts/Technologies/Literature
Theatre
Visual Art
Visual/Performing Arts
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Undergraduate

81%

11,243
students

Female
45%
5,078

Male
55%
6,165

Graduate

19%

2,596
students

Female
48%
1,244

Male
52%
1,352

undergraduateFull-time

85%

9,592
students

Female
46%
4,361

Male
54%
5,231

undergraduatePart-time

15%

1,651
students

Female
44%
717

Male
56%
934

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

81%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: prior to semester

Winter: prior to semester

Spring: prior to semester

Summer: prior to semester

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 88
Countries most often represented China
India
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
The United Arab Emirates
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Arlene Wergin Odenwald
Director of International Education Services
410 455-2624
wergin@umbc.edu

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