University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD, USA
3.80 Average Rating

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County is a 4-year public institution based in Baltimore and part of the University of Maryland system. UMBC is home to seven colleges and schools hosting over 55 undergraduate degree-granting programs. In addition to classroom space, the UMBC campus hosts Bwtech@UMBC, the first university research park in Maryland, as well as the NASA-funded Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology. For sports fans, UMBC fields 17 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Retrievers.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
89%
Out-Of-State Students
7%
0
100
58%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1251
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
13,767
Total Number of Undergrads
11,260
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
44%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
68%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,141
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$12,028
Out-of-State Tuition
$27,662
0
100
57%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
82%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,789
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
56%
44%
Student Organizations
200
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Baltimore
Washington
New York
Philadelphia
San Francisco
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
68%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$55,000
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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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