University of Maryland-Baltimore County

1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, United States
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Overview of University of Maryland-Baltimore County

About this school

The University of Maryland Baltimore County, founded in 1807, is a public coeducational university. Its campus is located in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:11,234
    • Men:6,223 (55.4%)
    • Women:5,011 (44.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Maryland Baltimore County is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
February 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1000 Hilltop Circle
City, State, Zip
Baltimore, MD  21250
Phone
(410) 455-2292
Fax
(410) 455-1210
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
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
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
60% of 11,201 applicants were admitted
Women
58% of 5,913 applicants were admitted
Men
63% of 5,288 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,941 (44%) of 6,744 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,391 (40%) of 3,439 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,550 (47%) of 3,305 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.80
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
15%
• Score 600 - 700
51%
• Score 500 - 600
33%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
12%
• Score 600 - 700
56%
• Score 500 - 600
30%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
27 average |24-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
22%
• Score 24 - 29
58%
• Score 18 - 23
18%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $11,518|Out-of-state: $25,654
  • Room & Board: - $11,486 (73.87445330589144%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (7.718034473887316%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,862 (18.40751222022125%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Maryland Baltimore County accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 14
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002105
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,405 (79.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
982 (69.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
938 (95.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
181 (19.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$11,914
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 852 (90.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,488
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 431 (45.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,330
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 339 (36.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
592 (33.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,905

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,424 (67.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
5,240 (81.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,935 (94.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
548 (11.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$11,033
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,963 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,312
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,072 (62.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,495
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 612 (12.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,617 (17.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,128

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
45%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,221
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
15.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,559

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


546

Part-Time Faculty


292

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


55%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 39% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 18% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 8% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,049,504

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1065
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Maryland Baltimore County provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


88.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


37.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


58%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


64.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (47)


  • Acting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Geography
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International/Global Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Statistics, General
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Biological/life sciences, Computer and information sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Professional Studies, Master of Art Education, Master of Science, Master of Public Policy, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (66)


  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art Education
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biostatistics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Dance
  • Distance Education Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Emergency Management
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Epidemiology
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Gerontology
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Human Services
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Science
  • Linguistics
  • Marine Sciences
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Physics
  • Planetary and Space Sciences
  • Psychology--General
  • Public History
  • Public Policy
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Theater
  • Urban Studies

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


619,493

Nearest Metropolitan Area


530 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Washington, DC

Weather


Temperature
23.4 average low in January, 83.2 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
4 mile(s) from campus in Baltimore
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Baltimore
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Baltimore

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


35% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


65%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
School Colors
Black and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Maryland Baltimore County offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, student events board, retriever weekly, resident student association, wmbc, campus radio

Sororities


3% of women participate

Fraternities


2% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


9,543

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
11,234
Women
5,011
Men
6,223

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 Students


4.0% from 81 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


2,428

Student Resources

Study resources