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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Address: 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA

Description University of Maryland, Baltimore County

  • Established: 1 963 year
  • Location: Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
  • Age of students: from 17 years
  • Number of students: 13800 people
  • Type of training: joint, mixed
  • Accommodation Type: Residence
  • English language.

University of Maryland , Baltimore County (UMBC) - a state university founded in the Baltimore district in 1963. Since its inception, it has been positioned as an innovative educational center, which provides higher education in key areas.

Today, the university has the status of a research high school, which includes 12 institutes in various scientific fields - 9 of them are among the best throughout America. Only in 2017, UMBC won several awards:

  • The university took the 80th place in the ranking of the most liberal colleges of America of Baltimore County
  • According to the publication Best Colleges, the university ranked 159th among national higher schools.

For local students and foreign students, 55 undergraduate programs, 41 master's programs and 24 educational courses for the degree of doctor are offered here. The most popular specialties among students:

  • Biology
  • Computer and Information Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Economy.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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  • Age: from 17 years old
  • Dates: September-May
  • Cost: from 40000 $ / year
  • Duration of the program: 4 years.

For UMBC University students, 55 educational programs are offered for obtaining a bachelor's degree in a variety of areas - from technical specialties to humanitarian and natural sciences. Duration of training - 4 years.


  • Age: from 20 years
  • Dates: September-May
  • Cost: from 40000 $ / year
  • Duration of the program: 2 years.

Students at the master’s level of a UMBC university can get an education in one of the 41 master’s training courses. Duration of training - 2 years.

from 40 000 $ / year


  • Age: from 20 years
  • Dates: September-May
  • Cost: from 40000 $ / year
  • Duration of the program: 1-2 years.

There are 24 educational programs available at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Duration of research activities - from 1 to 2 years depending on the direction.

Accommodation, housing and food

Accommodation UMBC students organized in student residences on the campus of the university. For accommodation are offered comfortable rooms for 1-4 people, where there is everything necessary for everyone: a bed, a table, a wardrobe, etc.

The residences have common lounges with billiards, table tennis, TV, video games and board games. Also in the buildings there are heating and air conditioning systems, wireless Internet and cable TV are available. Students eat in the canteen on campus.

Events University of Maryland, Baltimore County

UMBC is actively developing extra-curricular student life: for these purposes, there are more than 265 communities and clubs where you can find activities for every taste.

All conditions are also created for playing sports - there is a sports arena on the territory, including a stadium, fields for different types of physical activity, running tracks and not only. The following sports are available in UMBC:

  • Basketball
  • Athletics
  • Lacrosse
  • Hockey
  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Swimming.

In addition to all the above activities, the university regularly hosts social events: exhibitions, speeches, lectures and seminars. In the implementation of these activities are involved as students and teachers of Maryland University.

Equipment University of Maryland, Baltimore County

The campus occupies 500 acres near the city of Baltimore, half an hour from Washington. The main landmark is the Baltimore Business Center.

The UMBC campus has modern equipment and infrastructure that includes all the facilities for comfortable learning (there are more than 30 of them):

  • Student residences
  • Library
  • Gallery
  • Sports Arena
  • Stadium for 4500 spectators
  • Playgrounds, treadmills
  • Canteen
  • Pool.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Cost of programs:

  • Undergraduate - from $ 40000 / year
  • Master - from $ 40,000 / year.

Additional charge:

  • Teaching materials - $ 1500
  • Accommodation and meals - from $ 16000 / year
  • Personal expenses (including transportation) - $ 3000.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To enter the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, applicants must prepare the following set of documents:

  • High school diploma
  • Certificate of English Proficiency (minimum: IELTS - 6.5 or TOEFL - 550)
  • Report card of the candidate for 2-3 years
  • Bachelor's degree (only for admission to the magistracy).

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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