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University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD, USA
3.80 Average Rating

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County is a public institution with “High Research Activity.” UMBC is ranked as #7 in Most Innovative Schools by U.S. News & World Report. Information Studies is a popular major and has made this university a top producer of IT-degree recipients in the state. UMBC is home to Bwtech@UMBC, the first university research park in Maryland, and the NASA-funded Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
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Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
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Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1251

What Students Are Saying

3.80 Average Rating
the university of maryland-baltimore county is a small, public university just outside of the city of baltimore. umbc strives to create well rounded students through a core curriculumn which includes arts and humanities, history, mathematics, foreign language, english, etc. in recent years, umbc has been known more for their superior science program.
Daniel from Bowie, MD
they have great research opportunities. however, they have large classes. there is also more of a focus on learning than sports or parties.
Sarah from Gaithersburg, MD

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