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University of Maryland - Baltimore County

University of Maryland - Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

Official telephone: (410) 455-1000
Fax number: (410) 455-1210
Website: umbc.edu
Screen last updated on: December 2021

The admissions information below is valid for the 2021 academic year.

ADMISSIONS OFFICE
Contacting the office: 800 UMBC-4U2
800 862-2402 (toll free)

FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN APPLICATION PROCESS & REQUIREMENTS
Is there an application deadline for fall? yes
Final filing date for fall: February 1
Application fee: $75
High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
Standardized test requirements: SAT I required, ACT required, SAT I or ACT required, SAT II not used
Dates test scores should be received: February 1 for SAT I/ACT
School has formalized early decision program: no
School has early action program: yes
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: yes

FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN SELECTION PROCESS
Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank important
  • recommendations very important
  • standardized test scores very important
  • essay very important
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview not considered
  • extracurricular activities considered
  • particular talent/ability important
  • character/personal qualities considered
  • alumni/ae relationship not considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work considered
  • work experience considered
Average secondary school GPA: 3.9
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 100%
Percent of freshmen who submitted class rank: 57%
Combined SAT I middle 50% range: 24 - 30
Average ACT: 27 composite
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT I scores: 93%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 15%

FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN ENROLLMENT
Number of completed applications received: 11,459
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 7,962
School has a waiting list policy: yes
Number accepting place on waiting list: 756
Number of those on waiting list who were enrolled: 712
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 5%
Admission may be deferred: yes

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