11,234
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,033
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
60
60%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Bioinformatics Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer/information Technology Services Administration Related Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) Checkmark
Health Professions Related Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Ancient Studies Checkmark
International/global Studies Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine Arts Related Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Pedagogy Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,201
Applied
6,744
Accepted
11,234
Enrolled
60%
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Female Admissions

5,913
Females Applied
3,439
Females Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,288
Males Applied
3,305
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.8
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 Not reported
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer December 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 27 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,534
In-state
23,628
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,244
Full-time student fees
11,696
Room & board
7,050
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

11,033
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,914
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,682
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,310
Avg. Loan Aid
8,128
Avg. Grant Aid
9,312
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
94% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,234
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.38%
Black or African American 18.05%
White or Caucasian 41.13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 21.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 4.32%
Other 3.23%

Gender

Male (55.39%)
Female (44.61%)

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 35%

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
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No 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 No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No 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
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 2 No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

838
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 546
Part-time - 292
Male - 441
Female - 397