Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required February 1
SAT Only Required February 1
ACT Only Required February 1
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted February 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Used for admission, ACT: Used for admission
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore
MD
21250
Phone
(800) UMBC-4U2
Fax
(410) 455-1210
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1, 2022
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
February 1, 2022
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Class Rank X
First Generation to Attend College X
Essay X
Interview X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Academic GPA X
Recommendations X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
61% of 11,842 applicants were admitted
Women
58% of 6,275 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 5,567 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,789 (39%) of 7,227 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,278 (35%) of 3,645 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,511 (42%) of 3,582 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
444
Students Accepting Wait List Position
444
Students Admitted From Wait List
412
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
52%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
7%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
24%
Score of 600 - 700
47%
Score of 500 - 600
27%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
16%
Score of 600 - 700
58%
Score of 500 - 600
25%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
27 average, 24-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
23%
Score of 24 - 29
53%
Score of 18 - 23
21%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
2%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 21%
Top quarter: 51%
Top half: 83%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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