University of Maryland—Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD

University of Maryland—Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD

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Tuition & Fees

$9,420

$25,054

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
580
75th
680
25th
570
75th
31
25th
22
75th
29
25th
23
75th
30
25th
24
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undergraduateRatios

55%

male

45%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,962
Declined 3,497
Total Received 11,459
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Public

12,359

undergraduate students

3,044

graduate students

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School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 15,403
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
71%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
580
75th
680
25th
570
75th
31
25th
22
75th
29
25th
23
75th
30
25th
24

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,962
Declined 3,497
Total Received 11,459

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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

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Financial Aid

59%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,971

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,704
Room $7,500
Board $4,022
Additional fees $716
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $22,542
Average Financial Aid - $8,971
Total with Avg. Aid $13,571

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $17,956,253
State $8,260,961
Institutional $14,911,121
Other external $2,130,959
Total $43,259,294

Non-need-based

Federal $2,035,160
State $319,955
Institutional $9,247,946
Other external $3,711,461
Total $15,314,522

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Financial Aid Office


P: 410 455-2387
F: 410 455-1094
finaid@umbc.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, crew, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, jujitsu, lacrosse, paintball, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling, Wushu

Club Sports - Women's

aikido, crew, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, jujitsu, lacrosse, paintball, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, Wushu

Intramural/Recreational Sports

aikido, badminton, basketball, battleship, crew, cycling, dodgeball, equestrian sports, fencing, flag football, floor hockey, football, free-throw shooting, jujitsu, kickball, k-pop dance, paintball, quidditch, running, sailing, soccer (indoor/outdoor), tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), Wiffle ball, Wushu

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
America East Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Acting.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Ancient Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Biochemistry.
Bioinformatics.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.
Dance, General.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Developmental and Child Psychology.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic).
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Ethics.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Geography and Environmental Studies.
Geography.
Gerontology.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
History, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies.
International/Globalization Studies.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Molecular Biology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Pedagogy.
Music Performance, General.
Music Technology.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Philosophy.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Statistics, General.
Systems Engineering.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Toxicology.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Information Systems
  3. Biological Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

15,403

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

12,359
students

Female
45%
5,619

Male
55%
6,740

20%

3,044
students

Female
48%
1,470

Male
52%
1,574

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

9,932
students

Female
45%
4,441

Male
55%
5,491

20%

2,427
students

Female
49%
1,178

Male
51%
1,249

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Winter: December 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: June 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 85
Countries most often represented China
El Salvador
India
Nigeria
South Korea
The United Arab Emirates
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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