University of Maryland Baltimore County

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1000 Hilltop Circle

Baltimore, MD 21250

(410) 455-2291

(800) 862-2482

Fax: (410) 455-1094



Contact: Dale Bittinger

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1000 Hilltop Circle

Baltimore, MD 21250

(410) 455-1000

www.umbc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 9,612

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,569

Degree-seeking undergrads: 9,468

Graduate enrollment: 2,656

Setting

Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 72%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 87%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
American Studies B
Gender Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Arts – General B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Bioinformatics B
Biology B
Chem/Phys/Molecular Biology B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Physics Teacher Education B

Engineering

Chemical Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Engineering – General B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
Linguistics B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology B
Health Services – General B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Ancient Studies/Civilization B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B
Physics Education B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Maryland-Baltimore County Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (410) 455-1000
Website: umbc.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: undergraduate.umbc.edu/apply/index.php
Address: 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 13,602
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 63%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 12,000 (88% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $12,028
Out-of-state Tuition: $27,662
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 90%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,901

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Maryland-Baltimore County Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Maryland-Baltimore County.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 44
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1476
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 811
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3322
Education 943
Engineering 2465
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 71
Health Professions and Related Programs 321
History 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 222
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3331
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 311
Physical Sciences 233
Psychology 122
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1111
Social Sciences 2531
Visual and Performing Arts 1121
Grand total 49554024

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Maryland-Baltimore County and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,028
Out-of-state $27,662
Books and supplies $1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $14,382
Out-of-state $22,896

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,601 90%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,448 81% $8,901
Student loan aid 613 34% $6,891

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 6,142 55% $9,308
Federal student loans 4,052 36% $6,480

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Maryland-Baltimore County. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Maryland-Baltimore County students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 11,842 5,567 6,275
Percent admitted 100% 64% 58%
Percent admitted who enrolled 14% 18% 11%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Maryland-Baltimore County Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 13,602
Undergraduate enrollment 11,060
Graduate enrollment 2,542

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Maryland-Baltimore County Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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