University of Maryland-Baltimore County


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Four-one-four

State: Maryland


Each year UMBC welcomes more than 1,100 transfer students to campus. Whether you have just begun your college education or have earned your associate's degree, UMBC can be the next step toward attaining your educational goals. As you consider your transfer options, we invite you to learn more about the many opportunities for study at UMBC by visiting our campus

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 12268
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 714

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

1000 Hilltop Cir
Baltimore Maryland 21250


Main Email:

Main Phone: 410-455-1000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Kelly Reese
Transfer Coordinator, Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Roy Braine
Student Advisor, International Student Services

Athletics Contact:
Charles Brown
Athletic Director, Athletic Department

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum high school grade point average varies depending on freshmen profile that is required of transfer applicants. A minimum college grade point average of 2.50 is required of transfer applicants.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit is a D or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):
A transfer applicant must have a minimum number of 30 credits completed or else must apply as an entering freshman. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a two-year institution is 60 and from a four-year institution it is 90.

Test Scores for Applying:
Standardized test scores are required if applicant has completed less then 30 transferable college credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
A statement of good standing from prior institution(s) is required for admission consideration.

Essay(s) required:
An essay is required if applicant has completed less then 30 transferable college credits.

Application Fee:
Nonrefundable $50 application fee .

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Fall Deadline:
May 31- Rolling Admission

Spring Deadline:
Rolling Admission

Summer Deadline:
Rolling Admission

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Standardized Testing

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 2469

Transfers Accepted: 1858

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 75%

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2010



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UMBC offers a range of financial aid and payment options to make it possible for students of all backgrounds to benefit from an outstanding education. []

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