Rank: 279

University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Baltimore, MDwww.umbc.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1210/27
Enrollment
13,133
University of Maryland-Baltimore County is a young school, but it has built an impressive record since its founding in 1966. UMBC calls itself an Honors University that emphasizes both liberal arts and research, and offers a variety of less-common programs. Undergrads have their choice of 55 majors and 35 minors, including an interdisciplinary Asian studies program, a game development track,...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$28,000
% of students who get any grants
47%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$15,900
Average price for low-income students
$11,600
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
39%
% of need met
47%
% of students who get merit* grants
5%
Average merit grant
$8,900
student success
Graduation rate
63%
Average time to a degree
4.5 years
Average student debt
$17,175
Average salary within 5 years
$52,600
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
N/A
admissions
Acceptance rate
59%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1210/27
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
1-Feb

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

See what students are saying on Niche.com

Professors at UMBC are truly passionate about what they teach and make it a point to help the students understand each and every topic. They take questions from students even in big crowded lecture halls because they care about the individual's problems and make it a priority to help them....
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Academics is really where this school shines. The professors are absolutely great; they are mostly friendly, approachable, and helpful. The variety of courses here is unbelievable. There are so many, it's impossible to keep track. Class sizes range from very intimate (~15 students) to very large (~500). The quality of...
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This school is very much like a cultural melting pot. There are so many different events/organizations to get involved with. This university is very academically focused, however it can also be a lot of fun. The brightest students in the area come to this school, which is great because you...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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