University of Maryland -- Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD

University of Maryland -- Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD

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Tuition & Fees

$12,028

$27,662

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
58%
500-599
25%
400-499
1%
700-800
24%
600-699
47%
500-599
27%
400-499
1%
300-399
1%
30-36
23%
24-29
53%
18-23
21%
12-17
1%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,227
Declined 4,615
Total Received 11,842
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Public

11,060

undergraduate students

2,542

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 13,602
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

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.

  • Metropolitan area: Washington, DC
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall

University of Maryland — Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore
21250

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Student Events Board
  • Retriever Weekly
  • Resident Student Association
  • WMBC, Campus Radio

Top Events

  • Quadmania (spring festival)
  • Welcome Week
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
83%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
58%
500-599
25%
400-499
1%
700-800
24%
600-699
47%
500-599
27%
400-499
1%
300-399
1%
30-36
23%
24-29
53%
18-23
21%
12-17
1%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $75
Application deadline February 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.9

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,227
Declined 4,615
Total Received 11,842

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

class rank
talent/ability

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
first generation
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 85
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,704
Room & board $12,000
Additional fees $3,324
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,622
Total $26,850

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Sand volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Sand volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Acting
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bioinformatics
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
Dance, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History, General
Information Science/Studies
International/Global Studies
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Pedagogy
Music Performance, General
Music Technology
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Social Work
Sociology
Statistics, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

13,602

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

11,060
students

Female
45%
4,969

Male
55%
6,091

19%

2,542
students

Female
49%
1,234

Male
51%
1,308

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

9,436
students

Female
45%
4,203

Male
55%
5,233

15%

1,624
students

Female
48%
766

Male
52%
858

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 87%
Student 4 year graduation rate 42%
Student 5 year graduation rate 21%
Student 6 year graduation rate 8%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,083

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: December 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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