1000 Hilltop Circle Baltimore, MD 21250 410-455-2291
About University of Maryland-Baltimore County
  • Year of Foundation 1966
  • Size of Campus 530 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 9,406
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 46% 54% 6.7%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 8,622 in-state, 17,354 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 9,815
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (often referred to as UMBC) is an American public research university, located in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States, mostly in the community of Catonsville. Established as a part of the University System of Maryland in 1966, the university specializes in the natural sciences and engineering, while also offering programs in the liberal arts.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Delta Phi Alpha (German), Gamma Theta Upsilon (Geography), Golden Key International Honor Society, Golden Key National Honor Society, Honors Students Association, Kappa Delta Pi (Education), Kappa Theta Epsilon (Professional Practice), National Residence H
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Agape Campus Christian Fellowship, Alpha Nu Omega Fraternity, Inc. , Alpha Nu Omega Sorority, Inc. , Baptist Student Ministry, Buddhist Club, Chinese Bible Study Fellowship, Christians on Campus, ECHO (formerly Crossroads C
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association, Asian Student Connection, Black Student Union, Carribean-American Students Association, Chinese Student Association, Chinese Student and Scholar Association, EKTA Indian Student Association, Fil
  • Setting Suburban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 13
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming/Family Weekend/Quadmania/Fall Frenzy/Welcome Week/Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day
  • Number of students in fraternities 13
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Baltimore (5), District of Columbia (40)
  • Distance to nearest train BWI Station (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Baltimore (10)
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 22%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 7%
  • Number of students using college housing 34%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 31%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 40%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 988,005
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 107
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Counseling Services career, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Subscriptions 4,193
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Library Gallery, Center for Art and Visual Culture
  • Number Of Microforms 1,106,680
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 6,000
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 6,254
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 800
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,885,328
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 800
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (John's Hopkins)
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,200
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, IBM, Booz Allen, National Security Administration, Maryland Public Schools, Social Security Administration, Sogetti, T.Rowe Price, Titan, U.S. Census Bureau
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year 72%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis