University of Maryland Baltimore County

United States of America

481-490thQS World Ranking

Established in 1966, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (also known as UMBC) is a public university located in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States of America.  The university has been placed at 1st position as Up-and-Coming University for six years in a row, since 2009, by US News & World Report. Also it was placed in the top ten (being placed at 5th position) for best undergraduate teaching six years in a row, the second highest-ranked public university

The university comprises of 3 colleges and 4 schools and they are: College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Engineering and Information Technology, College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, The Erickson School, Graduate School, School of Public Policy and School of Social Work. Maryland offers 48 majors, 38 minors, 25 certificate and 13 Pre-Professional programs. The most popular majors at the University of Maryland Baltimore County includes Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Social Sciences, Psychology, and Engineering. University of Maryland follows 4-1-4 academic calendar

The total student population at the university is more than 13,800 of which over 11,200 are enrolled in undergraduate courses. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 19:1 and the acceptance rate is 59%. The university has a generous financial aid program with 74% of its students receiving one or the other form of financial assistance.

UMBC has the fourth highest enrollment of the University System of Maryland. The university is among the fastest-growing research universities in the United States and is classified as a Research University with High Research Activity by the Carnegie Foundation. The university consistently ranks among the top 200 U.S. institutions in research and development expenditures. UMBC's research strengths include environmental sciences, high-performance computation, life sciences, public policy and social sciences.

Notable Alumni: Mario Armstrong (Emmy Award-winning radio and television talk show host, appears as a digital lifestyle expert on The Today Show, CNN and HLN), Steven Fischer (Two-time Emmy Award-nominated filmmaker), Gloria Oden (Pulitzer Prize-nominated poet)

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

The Department of Africana Studies (AFST) provides students of all ethnic, national and cultural backgrounds the necessary tools to understand, critically evaluate, analyze and interpret events and phenomena that structure the experiences, possibilities and dynamics of the people of African descent in the United States, Africa and its Diasporas.

A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application, An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation, Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (Internet Based) 80, A photocopy of your passport, A letter of support, A bank statement.

Public policy, Social service, Political work, Education, Historic preservation, Art conservation, Governmental work, Urban planning/development,Community leadership

1st Feb

English

The goal of UMBC's B.A. in Chemistry Education is to provide a curriculum that, in four years, gives students a solid foundation in chemistry and also the coursework necessary for certification to teach chemistry at the secondary level. It is considered crucial that graduates be fully-trained chemists, capable of working in a range of technical positions outside of secondary education. The curriculum also seeks to expand the scientific background/perspective of graduates by requiring courses in other scientific disciplines as well as a science history course.

A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application, An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation, Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (Internet Based) 80, A photocopy of your passport, A letter of support, A bank statement.

Analytical chemist, Chemical engineer, Healthcare scientist, Clinical biochemistry, Forensic scientist, Pharmacologist, Research scientist (physical sciences), Toxicologist

1st Feb

English

The goal of UMBC's B.A. in Chemistry Education is to provide a curriculum that, in four years, gives students a solid foundation in chemistry and also the coursework necessary for certification to teach chemistry at the secondary level. It is considered crucial that graduates be fully-trained chemists, capable of working in a range of technical positions outside of secondary education. The curriculum also seeks to expand the scientific background/perspective of graduates by requiring courses in other scientific disciplines as well as a science history course.

A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application, An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation, Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (Internet Based) 80, A photocopy of your passport, A letter of support, A bank statement.

Analytical chemist, Chemical engineer, Healthcare scientist, Clinical biochemistry, Forensic scientist, Pharmacologist, Research scientist (physical sciences), Toxicologist

1st Feb

English

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English consists of a minimum of 39 credits as distributed below. The major offers two tracks: (1) Communication and Technology and (2) Literature. These tracks share a common core of two courses and the same elective and diversity requirements. Students completing a certificate in English Secondary Education should follow the Literature Track. Creative Writing and Journalism students may choose either track.

A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application, An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation, Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (Internet Based) 80, A photocopy of your passport, A letter of support, A bank statement.

Communication analyst, Communication coach, Communication specialist, Content manager, Corporate communication coordinator, Event coordinator, Human resources, Leadership skills developer, Project manager, Author, Technical Writer, Reporter/Journalist, Grant Writer/Research Analyst, Lobbyist/Lawyer/Legal Assistant, Editor/Publisher, Speech Writer, Freelance Magazine Article Writer, Public Relations Specialist, Teacher/Professor

1st Feb

English

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English consists of a minimum of 39 credits as distributed below. The major offers two tracks: (1) Communication and Technology and (2) Literature. These tracks share a common core of two courses and the same elective and diversity requirements. Students completing a certificate in English Secondary Education should follow the Literature Track. Creative Writing and Journalism students may choose either track.

A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application, An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation, Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (Internet Based) 80, A photocopy of your passport, A letter of support, A bank statement.

Communication analyst, Communication coach, Communication specialist, Content manager, Corporate communication coordinator, Event coordinator, Human resources, Leadership skills developer, Project manager, Author, Technical Writer, Reporter/Journalist, Grant Writer/Research Analyst, Lobbyist/Lawyer/Legal Assistant, Editor/Publisher, Speech Writer, Freelance Magazine Article Writer, Public Relations Specialist, Teacher/Professor

1st Feb

a) University online application

b) $50 application fee

c) Official high school transcript, academic record and certificates

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores: Math (570-670), Critical reading (540-640), Writing (530-630), ACT Composite (24-29)

f) Average GPA 3.73

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL: IBT-80, IELTS: 6.5

i) Acceptance rate: 59% (2015)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: In-State- $11,518, Out-of-State- $26,900

Graduate: In-State- $13,194, Out-of-State- $20,286

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at University of Maryland, Baltimore County is $12,600 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall-February 1, Spring-December 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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Regional

United States of America
165
US News
88
QS
71 -99
Shanghai
124
Times Higher Education
268
Forbes
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University Stats

13839

Students

950

International Students

11243

Undergraduates

2596

Postgraduate

728

Faculty Strength

5

International Faculty

19

Student Faculty Ratio

59
%

Acceptance Rate

$
26900

Tuition Fees

$
12600

Living Cost

$
2800

Other Fees

3

Avg. GPA

* All cost are in USD