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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County is a University institution located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD  21250
United States
Contact Mr. Dale Bittinger
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-2291
Fax: 410-455-1094

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Bioinformatics Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer/information Technology Services Administration And Management, Other Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Ancient Studies/civilization Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music Pedagogy Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,459
Applied
7,962
Accepted
10,932
Enrolled
69%
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Female Admissions

6,047
Females Applied
4,078
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,412
Males Applied
3,884
Males Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
3.9
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st December 15th
Out of state Fall freshmen February 1st January 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th Yes
Transfer June 1st June 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
ACT Composite 27 24 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,704
In-state
24,338
Out-of-state
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Fees

716
Full-time student fees
12,066
Room & board
7,500
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

11,543
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,309
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,701
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,078
Avg. Loan Aid
7,075
Avg. Grant Aid
10,111
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
94% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

10,932
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.86%
Black or African American 20.13%
White or Caucasian 37.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 22.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 5.42%
Other 1.79%

Gender

Male (54.31%)
Female (45.69%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 12%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Quadmania (spring festival), Welcome Week and Homecoming

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Student Events Board, Retriever Weekly, Resident Student Association and WMBC, Campus Radio

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No Checkmark No

Faculty

919
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 564
Part-time - 355
Male - 509
Female - 410
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