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About UMBC

University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) — public non-profit university. It is located in Baltimore, United States. The higher education institution is considered one of the youngest in the country, as it was founded in 1963. UMBC is working together with University System of Maryland, American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

The university is one of the top-710 universities in the world. UMBC is on top of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the United States. The educational institution is in 601 position of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE).

At UMBC, you can get a bachelor, master and doctorate degree in different fields of study.

Location
Baltimore, United States
Establishment year
1963
Students
15,726
International students
1,258
Female students
45%
Acceptance rate
69%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#711-720
Rating in the USA
2021#87
Rating THE
2024#601-800
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UMBC tuition fees

At UMBC, the academic calendar is arranged according to the 4-1-4 model. It includes two long semesters and a short one in between. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at UMBC for local citizens starts from 7,498 USD per year. For international students, the cost of study differs — from 17,495 USD. Thanks to scholarships and financial aid, university students have the opportunity to fully or partially cover the cost of education. The exact cost of programs and information on the availability of scholarships can be found on the website of the university.

Academic calendar
4-1-4
Scholarships
Yes
Financial Aid
Yes
Bachelor
Local7,498USD/year
Foreign17,495USD/year
Master
Local9,997USD/year
Foreign17,495USD/year

Additional costs

Also, consider other expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals, and personal expenses.

Room and board
on campus12,616USD/year
off campus14,614USD/year
Other expenses
on campus3,482USD/year
off campus3,482USD/year

Study programs at UMBC

Languages, Literature & Linguistics
English
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Intercultural Communication
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Modern Languages and Linguistics, Chinese
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Modern Languages and Linguistics, French
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Modern Languages and Linguistics, German
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Show all
Engineering & Technology
Chemical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Mechanical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Music Technology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Arts & Humanities
Physical Sciences
Chemistry Education, Physical Chemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Education & Training
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Environmental Science and Geography
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Physical Sciences
Geographic Information Science
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Geography and Environmental Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Physical Sciences
Philosophy, Logic, and Science
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
History, Philosophy & Theology
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Show all
Computer Science & IT
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Medicine
Business Technology Administration and Human-Centered Computing
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Economics & Business Management
Computer Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science - Game Development
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Show all
Education & Training
Biology Education
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Education & Training
Medicine
Chemistry Education, Biochemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Education & Training
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Chemistry Education, Physical Chemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Education & Training
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Physical Sciences
History and Social Studies Secondary Education
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Education & Training
History, Philosophy & Theology
Individualized Study
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Education & Training
Show all
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Biological Sciences
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Chemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Chemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Chemistry Education, Biochemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Education & Training
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Show all
Medicine
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Medicine
Biological Sciences
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Biological Sciences
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Medicine
Biology Education
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Education & Training
Medicine
Show all
Social Sciences & Management
Africana Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
American Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Ancient Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
Anthropology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Asian Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Show all
History, Philosophy & Theology
Acting
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Ancient Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
History, Philosophy & Theology
History
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
History, Philosophy & Theology
History and Social Studies Secondary Education
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Education & Training
History, Philosophy & Theology
History of Philosophy
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
History, Philosophy & Theology
Show all
Arts & Humanities
Acting
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
History, Philosophy & Theology
Dance
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Economics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Economics & Business Management
Graphic Design
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Instrumental Performance
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Show all
Accounting & Finance
Accounting
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Financial Economics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Economics & Business Management
Accounting
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Accounting & Finance
Business Technology Administration
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Business Technology Administration and Human-Centered Computing
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Economics & Business Management
Decision Making Support
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Economics & Business Management
Economics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Economics & Business Management
Show all
Other
Media and Communication Studies, Intercultural Communcation Area
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Other programs
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Education & Training
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Intercultural Communication
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Social Sciences & Management
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Study mode
Blended
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Education & Training
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Texts, Technologies and Literature
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
History, Philosophy & Theology
Historical Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
History, Philosophy & Theology
Computer Science & IT
Computer Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Cybersecurity
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Cybersecurity Operations
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Cybersecurity Strategy and Policy
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Show all
Education & Training
Education
Study mode
Blended
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Education & Training
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Education & Training
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Learning and Performance Technology
Study mode
Online
Study form
Part-time
Study field
Education & Training
Engineering & Technology
Master of Arts: Learning and Performance Technology
Study degree
MA
Study mode
Online
Exams
GPA, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Scholarships
Yes
Teaching
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Education & Training
Show all
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Biochemical Regulatory Engineering Professional Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Chemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Economics & Business Management
Community Leadership
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Community Leadership
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Economic Policy Analysis
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Emergency Management
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Engineering Management
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Show all
Engineering & Technology
Biochemical Regulatory Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Biochemical Regulatory Engineering Professional Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Computational Thermal Fluid Dynamics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Electrical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Show all
Social Sciences & Management
Applied Social Research Methods
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Physical Sciences
Community Leadership
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Community Leadership
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Digital Forensics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Computer Science & IT
Emergency Health Services
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Show all
Medicine
Applied Molecular Biology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Medicine
Biochemical Regulatory Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Biochemical Regulatory Engineering Professional Studies
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Biological Sciences
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Medicine
Biotechnology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Medicine
Show all
Physical Sciences
Applied Mathematics or Statistics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Physical Sciences
Applied Social Research Methods
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Physics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Physical Sciences
Education
Study mode
Blended
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Education & Training
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Geography and Environmental Systems
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Physical Sciences
Show all
Arts & Humanities
American Contemporary Music
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Entrepreneurship
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Arts & Humanities
Instructional Systems Development
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
6 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
Intermedia and Digital Arts
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA TESOL)
Study degree
MA
Study mode
Online
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Scholarships
Yes
Show all
Other
Geographic Information Systems
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Geographic Information Systems
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Other programs
Economics & Business Management
Public Policy
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Social Sciences & Management
Arts & Humanities
Human-Centered Computing
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Arts & Humanities
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Language, Literacy and Culture
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Engineering & Technology
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Computer Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Electrical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Environmental Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Mechanical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Computer Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Human-Centered Computing
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Arts & Humanities
Information Systems
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Medicine
Biochemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Biological Sciences
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Medicine
Chemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Gerontology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Show all
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Biochemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Chemistry
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Applied Mathematics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Study field
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Physics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Study field
Physical Sciences
Biological Sciences
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Medicine
Physical Sciences
Information Systems
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Physical Sciences
Statistics
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences & Management
Applied Developmental Psychology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Study field
Education & Training
Social Sciences & Management
Gerontology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Human Services Psychology (Behavioral, Clinical, Community)
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Neurosciences and Cognitive Sciences
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Public Policy
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Social Sciences & Management
Education & Training
Applied Developmental Psychology
Study mode
On campus
Study form
Full-time, part-time
Study field
Education & Training
Social Sciences & Management
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Bachelor degree at UMBC

Applicants will need a subject exam — ACT or SAT.

Master's degree at UMBC

When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. It is impossible to enter UMBC for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. There is an opportunity to study at UMBC via online master's programs.

UMBC campus

The educational institution has a suburban campus. This means that students study close to a big city and can quickly get to it by public transport. At the same time, this location allows you to create a close-knit student community, since all events are held on campus. The university has a library, in the collection of which you will find not only textbooks and scientific works, but also works of the classics, modern literature and much more. Not only locals study at UMBC, but also students from other countries. The variety of cultures represented broadens the horizons of students and fills student life with all sorts of activities, the purpose of which is cultural exchange.

Campus Type
Suburban
Library
Yes
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