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  • University of Maryland-Baltimore County
  • General Address :
  • 1000 Hilltop Circle
    Baltimore, Maryland 21250
    Phone: (410) 455-1000
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 10,000 - 20,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) offers undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs in the arts and sciences and engineering. Within a strong interdisciplinary framework, UMBC programs link the cultures of the sciences, social sciences, visual and performing arts and humanities, and the professions.

    UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research, and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services, and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility, and lifelong learning.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $50
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
    Number of applicants9,7554,7345,021
    Percent admitted63%66%60%
    Percent admitted who enrolled27%30%23%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading540640
    SAT Math570670
    SAT Writing530640
    ACT Composite2429
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees
    Books and supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$9,960$10,287$10,866$10,716-1.4%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$11,290$11,290$11,290$12,54611.1%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$22,651$23,274$24,150$24,7622.5%
    Off Campus$25,881$26,177$26,474$27,3503.3%
    Off Campus with Family$14,591$14,887$15,184$14,804-2.5%
    On Campus$32,588$33,677$35,211$36,3363.2%
    Off Campus$35,818$36,580$37,535$38,9243.7%
    Off Campus with Family$24,528$25,290$26,245$26,3780.5%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (410) 455-2387
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid11,18577%————
    Grant or scholarship aid1,01065%$8,148,362$8,068
    Federal grants32421%$1,467,593$4,530
    Pell grants32321%$1,411,481$4,370
    Other federal grants1017%$56,112$556
    State/local government grant or scholarships31020%$907,000$2,926
    Institutional grants or scholarships77150%$5,773,769$7,489
    Student loan aid60539%$4,253,542$7,031
    Federal student loans59038%$3,194,548$5,414
    Other student loans795%$1,058,994$13,405

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid15,40949%$41,984,393$7,762
    Pell grants2,95227%$12,214,177$4,138
    Federal student loans4,65643%$32,986,605$7,085

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