University of Maryland, Baltimore County


  • 55 miles from Huntingtown
  • 1 hour and 12 minutes by car


Application Fee: $50

In-State (Maryland)
  • Tuition and Fees: $10,390
  • Room and Board: $10,920
  • Total Cost per Year: $25,298


  • Tuition and Fees: $22,688
  • Room and Board: $10,920
  • Total Cost per Year: $37,696


Percentage of Students Admitted: 60%

Average Scores of Admitted Students
  • SAT: 1214- Math and Reading Sections, 1801- All Sections
  • ACT: 24-30

Average GPA of Admitted Students: 3.71

Student Body

Number of Undergraduate Students: 10,953

Percentage of Students that Receive Financial Aid: 58%
  • Average Amount Received: $10,641

75% of students live on campus


UMBC has 19 Division I teams
  • These sports include: Men and Women's Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Swimming and Diving, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Tennis, and Indoor and Outdoor Track
  • You can also get scholarships for all of these sports

Popular Majors

UMBC has several majors, many of them being in STEM( Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).

They also have unique majors like Game Development, Management in Aging Studies, and Asian Studies.

Student Life

UMBC is a coed university.

UMBC has several different clubs and groups you can join for any of your interests or to aid in your major. These diverse clubs include:
  • Drama Group
  • Fraternities and Sororities
  • Radio Station
  • Student Government Association and more!


UMBC ranks above Yale, Brown and Stanford for its "unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching".

It is 15 minutes from Baltimore's Inner Harbor and 30 minutes from Washington D.C.