University of Maryland, Baltimore County

country rank  129
world rank  301

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, University of Maryland, Baltimore County is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Baltimore (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Maryland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UMBC
Founded 1966
Motto An Honors University in Maryland
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
21250 Maryland
United States
T +1 (410) 455 1000
F +1 (410) 455 1210

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore 21250
+1 (410) 455 2291
800 862 2482

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Maryland, Baltimore County's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Affiliations

  • University System of Maryland
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018