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SAT scores needed to get into University of Maryland Baltimore County

Average Score and SAT Requirements

University of Maryland Baltimore County is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.

Average SAT Score 1315

The average composite SAT score for admitted University of Maryland Baltimore County freshman is 1315 out of 1600. UMBC students have the 140th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1315 is in the 90th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1220 to 1410

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1220 to 1410. The 75th percentile score is 1410 while the 25th percentile score is 1220.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by UMBC but we estimate it to be around a 1120 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 660

The average score for UMBC students on the math portion of the SAT is 660 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 610 and the 75th percentile score 710.

Average SAT Reading Score 655

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 610 to 700 and the average score for University of Maryland Baltimore County students is 655.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

24 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to University of Maryland Baltimore County

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University of Maryland Baltimore County based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 81.2%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.97.

Can I get into UMBC with a 1410 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1410 or higher is very competitive at UMBC and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 89% or higher.

Can I get into UMBC with a 1320 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1320 to 1400 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 82% to 88%.

Can I get into UMBC with a 1220 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1220 to 1310 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 69% to 80% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into UMBC with a 1120 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1120 to 1210 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 68% chance of admission to UMBC. SAT scores below 1120 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
Admission chances to University of Maryland Baltimore County by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 97%
1590 96%
1580 96%
1570 96%
1560 96%
1550 95%
1540 95%
1530 95%
1520 94%
1510 94%
1500 94%
1490 93%
1480 93%
1470 92%
1460 92%
1450 91%
1440 91%
1430 90%
1420 90%
1410 89%
1400 88%
1390 88%
1380 87%
1370 86%
1360 85%
1350 84%
1340 83%
1330 83%
1320 82%
1310 80%
1300 79%
1290 78%
1280 77%
1270 76%
1260 75%
1250 73%
1240 72%
1230 71%
1220 69%
1210 68%
1200 66%
1190 65%
1180 63%
1170 62%
1160 60%
1150 58%
1140 57%
1130 55%
1120 53%
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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.