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University of Maryland Baltimore County

Baltimore, Maryland

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Overview

Student Population
13,767
University of Maryland Baltimore County overview
Location Baltimore, Maryland
Online umbc.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
University of Maryland Baltimore County overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Baltimore, Maryland, University of Maryland Baltimore County is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 11,842 prospective students applied, and 7,227 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,701 enrolled in the school.  10,828 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,939 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $8,704 plus fees of $3,324. UMBC is ranked 247 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
9/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
7/10
Value

UMBC is rated within the top 34% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Maryland Baltimore County within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1180/1360
ACT 24/29
GPA 3.76
Applications Accepted
61% 
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Applications Due Nov 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Maryland Resident Tuition
$8,704
In State Costs for University of Maryland Baltimore County
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$3,324
Room and Board $12,350
Budget for Other Expenses$3,052
Total One Year Cost$29,030
Out of State Resident Tuition
$24,338
Out of State Costs for University of Maryland Baltimore County
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$3,324
Room and Board $12,350
Budget for Other Expenses$3,052
Total One Year Cost$44,664

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$59,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
57% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Maryland Baltimore County students
Subject Percent of Class
Computer and Information Sciences 17%
Social Sciences 17%
Biology 13%
Psychology 12%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163268 IPEDS survey data for University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Current students may use the University of Maryland Baltimore County GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.