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Chances of getting into University of Baltimore

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
78%
Admission Difficulty for University of Baltimore
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Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into UB and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 199 out of 255 applicants were admitted making University of Baltimore an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. University of Baltimore typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Baltimore is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UB SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1135
Applicants Submitting SAT
93%
SAT Scores for University of Baltimore
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for University of Baltimore
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 595
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1135
Average SAT Score 1050

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Baltimore?

University of Baltimore typically prefers applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 93 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Baltimore admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1135 and Above Good >86%
1052 to 1135 Avg + 78%-86%
970 to 1052 Avg - 68%-78%
888 to 970 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 888 Low <55%
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UB ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
7%
ACT Scores for University of Baltimore
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for University of Baltimore
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UB?

Admission data indicates that UB regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #14 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 7 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Baltimore.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Baltimore admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >86%
20 to 23 Avg + 78%-86%
17 to 20 Avg - 68%-78%
14 to 17 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 14 Low <55%
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UB GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.91
Typical High School Grades
B-

What GPA do you need to get into University of Baltimore?

You can get into UB with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Baltimore was 2.91 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.91 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UB accepts 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Baltimore students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 7% Good
3.50 to 3.75 11% Good
3.25 to 3.50 9% Good
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 34% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 13% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 5% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 3% Reach

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

University of Baltimore admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 158 97 255
Accepted 121 78 199
Acceptance Rate 77% 80% 78%
Enrolled 23 23 46
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 29% 23%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Baltimore is $35.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Baltimore and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Baltimore Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Baltimore
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161873 IPEDS survey data for University of Baltimore.

FAQs

Does University of Baltimore prefer SAT or ACT?

93% of students submit their SAT scores to UB. 7% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Baltimore?

78% of those who apply are granted admission to UB. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Baltimore?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1135. 93% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Baltimore?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 7% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.