University of Maryland, Baltimore County

UMBC, a selective public research university located between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., offers smart, engaged students opportunities to explore the ideas they are passionate about in an honors university setting - providing access to outstanding professors and the individual attention usually found at a smaller, private college. A medium-sized university with a diverse community, UMBC offers over 100 bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. programs, with undergraduate programs anchored in the liberal arts and sciences. At the graduate and professional level, the university emphasizes education training, science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy. UMBC's leadership in technology and friendly campus climate, business and industry partnerships, and ability to place students in leading graduate programs and promising careers are just a few of the reasons why students who could attend any college are choosing UMBC.

1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250

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Type of Institution: Public 4-year research university

Fall 2008 Total Enrollment: 12,268
Male: 6,436    Female: 5,832
Full-time: 9,379    Part-time: 2,889

2009-2010 Tuition and Mandatory Fees for Maryland Residents:
Full-time Tuition per year: $6,484
Part-time Tuition cost per credit hour: $270
Mandatory fees (FT): $2,388
Mandatory fees (PT): $106 per credit hour

Campus Housing:
Room: $5,670 per year
Board: $3,633 per year

Degrees or Awards: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Post Baccalaureate Certificate

Calendar: 2 semesters, winter session, 2 summer sessions

Entry Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent, SAT or ACT. Average SAT scores for fall 2008: 1190. Average for 2008 top quartile was 1360. Percentage of fall 2008 applicants accepted: 69%.

Application Deadlines: Freshman Fall Semester: Early Action: November 1; Regular Decision: February 1; Transfer Fall Semester Priority: March 15 (for scholarship consideration); Final: May 31; Transfer Spring Semester Priority: November 1 (for scholarship consideration); Final: December 15

Title IV Code: 002105