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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 Sitewww.umbc.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students11,234
   Women5,011 (44.6%)
   Men6,223 (55.4%)
Graduate Students2,428

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate60% of 11,201 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.80
SAT MathNot reported
SAT Critical ReadingNot reported
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite27 average
24-29 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $27,191
Out-of-state: $41,327
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,518
Out-of-state: $25,654
Room and Board
$11,486
Average Percent of Need Met59%
Average Freshman Award$11,914
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$27,221

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
546
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 11% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Baltimore Population619,493
Nearest Metropolitan AreaWashington, DC
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 35% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotChesapeake Bay Retriever
Sororities3% of women participate
Fraternities 2% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
22.4% Asian
18.8% Black/African-American
7.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
42.9% White
3.4% Unknown
International Students4.0% from 81 countries
First-Year Students Returning88.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
37.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
68%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
35.0%
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Average 3.49 3.88 663 644 27
Low 2.75 3.00 530 510 23
High 4.00 4.88 800 800 34
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• UMBC boasts two art galleries and two professional dance companies.

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