|Setting:||Large City Setting|
|Size:||Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
As part of the University System of Maryland, the University of Maryland – Baltimore County offers the extensive academic resources of a large research university. UMBC emphasizes science and engineering, but the university offers academics in a variety of subjects.
UMBC is comprised of the following academic divisions:
*College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
*College of Engineering and Information Technology
*College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
*The Erickson School
*School of Social Work
More than 40 undergraduate majors are available, as well as nearly 40 master’s and about 25 doctoral degree programs. The university also offers professional development courses in subjects like Business Analysis, English Language Training and Project Management.
Student life at University of Maryland Baltimore County has something for everyone. The university participates in NCAA Division I athletics, and the campus is rich with arts and culture, supported by institutes like the Center for Art, Design & Visual Culture.
Financial aid at UMBC comes in several forms. In addition to federal grants and loans, students can apply for a variety of institutional scholarships. These awards are based on merit, and many of them are renewable.
67% of students gave University of Maryland, Baltimore County 4 stars overall.
While I was not looking forward to attending this university for personal reasons, it has surpassed my expectations in the most favorable ways possible. The campus is well-constructed; and also beautiful. The faculty is incredibly welcoming and helpful in achieving what is necessary for you to fulfill your potential at UMBC.
This school is amazing. I've met so many good friends, the academics are great, all the professors truly want to help you. It feels safe and like a close knit community. It's small enough that it doesn't feel overwhelming, but big enough that you don't feel like you see the same people every day.
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
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Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||11,929|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||15,144|
- Latino: 5%
- African American: 17%
- Caucasian: 50%
- Asian: 22%
- Unknown and Other: 5%
|Unknown and Other||5%|
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