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University of Maryland Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD
The University of Maryland Baltimore County, founded in 1807, is a public coeducational university. Its campus is located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Web Site www.umbc.edu/
Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 11,142
   Women 4,959 (44.5%)
   Men 6,183 (55.5%)
Graduate Students 2,498
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 57% of 10,812 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
 
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.75
SAT Math 619 average
570-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 598 average
550-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 27 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities     X  
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance In-state: $26,498
Out-of-state: $39,726
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $11,264
Out-of-state: $24,492
  Room and Board $11,218
Average Percent of Need Met 56%
Average Freshman Award $10,253
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$25,505
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 527
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 10% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
CAMPUS LIFE
Baltimore Population 619,493
Nearest Metropolitan Area Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 72% of freshmen, 35% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Sororities 6% of women participate
Fraternities 3% of men participate
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
21.8% Asian
18.1% Black/African-American
7.0% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
44.8% White
3.9% Unknown
International Students 3.9% from 83 countries
First-Year Students Returning 87.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 37.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 60%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 43.0%