University of Maryland-Baltimore County

1000 Hilltop Circle

Baltimore MD 21250

66 ratings

About University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Founded in 1963, University of Maryland-Baltimore County is a Public college. Located in Baltimore, which is a city setting in Maryland, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 11,142 full time undergraduate students, and 2,498 full time graduate students.

Campus Topics

3%
"We're apathetic"
38%
"We know about current events and vote"
48%
"We participate and encourage others to get involved"
11%
"There's nothing we won't protest"
5%
"We save it for the classroom"
12%
"Sometimes, but not often"
55%
"There's usually intelligent conversation to be found"
27%
"All the time, including weekends"
6%
"It's not really our thing"
16%
"Occasinally we gallery crawl"
64%
"There are a variety of opportunities"
13%
"We're a very artistic group"
0%
"I'm always terrified"
8%
"I only go out in groups"
33%
"I usually let someone know where I'm going"
60%
"I feel extremely safe"
18%
"We don't play sports"
0%
"We play recreationally"
61%
"We bought the gear"
22%
"We live for the big game"
3%
"Haven't met them"
8%
"Available in class"
63%
"They keep regular office hours"
26%
"They're always available"
11%
"No greek life, but other groups to join"
45%
"There is some involvement, but not a lot"
43%
"Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity"
2%
"It's everything. If you're not greek, you're a geek"
8%
"We're not into drinking at all"
45%
"Maybe a little, but it's not a big thing"
42%
"We only party on weekends"
5%
"There's some drinking happening every night"
17%
"Never, we're here to learn"
63%
"There might be people who do"
16%
"People are known to partake on weekends"
3%
"There's a huge drug scene"

Admissions Requirements for University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Admissions at UMBC are considered Selective, with 56% of all applicants being admitted. In the 2017/2018 school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 14% of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling. 85% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 52% were in the top quarter, and 25% were in the top tenth.

The application fee is $50 and you can apply online.

SAT Range: 1120 - 1320

Reading & Writing 550 - 650
Math 570 - 670
SAT Community Homepage

ACT Range: 24 - 29

English 23 - 30
Math 24 - 29
ACT Community Homepage

Student Body

Students

45%

female

55%

male

11,142

Total Undergrad Enrollment

2,498

Total Grad Students

6%

Out-Of-State

90%

In-State

4%

International

Organizations

244

Student Organizations

10

Fraternities

12

Sororities

Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

29%

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
21%
% Black or African-American
17%
% Hispanic/Latino
7%
% White or Caucasian
43%

Academics

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County Academic calendar runs on a semester basis. In the 2017/2018 school year the student to faculty ratio was 19:1. There are 535 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at University of Maryland-Baltimore County include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Cost

The total cost to attend on campus is $37,260. Let's break that cost down. Room and board will run $11,568 annually. Books and Supplies will cost another $1,200. And lastly, in state tuition and fees is $11,264. Additional cost elements for out of state students are as follows:

Cost Out of State

$24,492

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

$1,200

Books and Supplies

$11,568

Room and Board

37,260

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$13,087
$30 - $48K
$15,946
$48 - $75K
$20,285
$75 - $110K
$23,094
$110K & UP
$23,503

Financial Aid

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

73% of students attending University of Maryland-Baltimore County receive some sort of financial aid. 23% were awarded federal grants. While 40% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

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