University of Maryland – Baltimore County

Address:
1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250
Phone:
410-455-1000
Website:
http://www.umbc.edu
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About University of Maryland – Baltimore County

University of Maryland – Baltimore County is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 80% of its bachelor’s degrees in the arts and sciences fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. The majority of these doctorates are awarded within scientific fields, such as engineering, mathematics, science, and technology. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. This institution shows a high number of transfers; at least 20% of entering undergraduates are transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate9,947
 Graduate2,923
 Total12,870
GenderFemale46%
 Male54%
Student Age% Under 2570%
 % 25 and Over30%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time75%
 % Part-time25%
Race/Ethnicity% White51.9%
 % Black15.6%
 % Asian18.0%
 % Latino3.6%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown3.4%
 % International student7%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFine Art, Drawing, Painting
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal6,687
 % Admitted66%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled34%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT94%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT14%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800640 / 800
 SAT Writing530 / 800630 / 800
 SAT Math560 / 800670 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite24 / 3629 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$9,171
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$19,108
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid75%
 % Undergraduates with Loans43%
 % Undergraduates with Grants58%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,960
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,290
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,320
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,220
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,220

Neighborhood Data for the Baltimore Area

Median Age34.4
Median Household Income$40,100
Total Population620,210
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.0% 53.0%
 Age 0-950.7%49.3%
 Age 10-1750.5%49.5%
 Age 18-2447.3%52.7%
 Age 25-2947.0%53.0%
 Age 30-3947.9%52.1%
 40+45.9%54.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White30.1%
 % Black63.8%
 % Asian2.3%
 % Latino3.9%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,960
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,290
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$710
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50033.1%30.5%9.6%
 $500 to $74925.4%23.2%0.0%
 $750 to $99930.6%28.3%31.0%
 Over $100010.9%18.0%44.2%
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