University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD 21250

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system 4-1-4
Total enrollment 13,640
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 4,001 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

57%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Maryland-Baltimore County is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 10,812 applications and 6,144 students were granted admission. University of Maryland-Baltimore County is at the #55 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 29% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 87% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1120 to 1320
ACT24 to 29

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Maryland-Baltimore County charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $21,432 and in-state students paid $8,204.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$15,349
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$8,204
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$21,432
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 73% of University of Maryland-Baltimore County's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 23% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,507 (which is 1.7% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in 2016-2017, was 621, which is 40% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,211 (which is 1.7% below the national average.)

$4,507
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,211
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
73%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Maryland-Baltimore County has enrolled a total of 13,640 students (10,651 students full-time and 2,989 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 13,640 students, 1,187 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 55% men and 45% women and 11,142 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,498 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 400 students for distance studies.

13,640
Total Enrollment
1,187
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 44%

Asian: 19%

Black/African American: 16%

Non-resident alien: 7%

Hispanic: 6%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%

Two or more races: 4%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Maryland-Baltimore County.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering 22% 642
Education 19% 560 104
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 11% 335
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 9% 268 0
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 7% 218
Social Sciences 5% 142
Psychology 2% 67
Mathematics And Statistics 2% 50
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 37
Health Professions And Related Programs 1% 37 19

Graduation & Dropout Rates

64%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Maryland-Baltimore County full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

4%
Still enrolled
10%
Dropout rate
22%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$38,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Maryland-Baltimore County graduates 6 years after enrollment is $38,900. Last year, out of the total 2,161 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,967 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,469 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,197 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $38,900 $54,100
Employment Rate 91% 89%
Total Graduates 2,161 2,469

Campus Location

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