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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
71%
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

Scholarships

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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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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 transferred

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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