Skip to Main Content

UMBC Facts

President: Freeman A. Hrabowski, III

Student Enrollment (Fall 2015)
Total Enrollment: 13,839
Undergraduate: 11,243
Graduate: 2,596
Full-time: 10,752
Part-time: 3,087

Freshman Class Profile (Fall 2015)
First-time freshmen: 1,559
Living on campus 75%
Average GPA: 3.78
Average SAT: 1210 (2-part), 1792 (3-part)
See more

Instructional Faculty (Fall 2015)
527 Full-time, 298 Part-time

Staff (Fall 2015)
1,288

Undergraduate Tuition, Fees, Room & Board 2015-16
Resident Tuition & Fees: $11,006
Non-Resident Tuition & Fees: $23,770
Room & Board: $11,454
(Learn more about costs here. View information on scholarships here.)

Operating Budget (FY2015)
$404.9 million

Research & Sponsored Programs (FY2015)
$75.2 million for research and training contracts and grants

Academic Programs
UMBC offers 55 majors and 35 minors, as well as 24 certificate programs, spanning the arts, engineering and information technology, humanities, sciences, pre-professional studies and social sciences. UMBC’s Graduate School offers 41 master’s degree programs, 24 doctoral degree programs and 24 graduate certificate programs. Programs are offered in education, engineering, emergency health services, imaging and digital arts, information technology, aging services, life sciences, psychology, public policy, and a host of other fields.

Athletic Programs
More than 400 student-athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division I sports. The UMBC Retrievers participate in the America East Conference. Facilities include a 4,500-seat stadium and track and field complex, the 4,000-seat Retriever Activities Center (RAC) Arena, an indoor and outdoor aquatics complex, tennis courts, a soccer stadium, baseball and softball fields and practice fields. UMBC’s mascot is the Chesapeake Bay Retriever and our spirit colors are black and gold.

Location
UMBC is located on 500 acres 15 minutes from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and 30 minutes from Washington, D.C. BWI Airport is five minutes away, as are AMTRAK and light rail stations. For information on visiting, go here.

Accreditation
UMBC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the Accrediting Board for Engineering Technology, Inc.; and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
210-662-5606

UMBC is a member of the University System of Maryland.

For more information, contact:
UMBC Office of Institutional Advancement
410-455-2902
www.umbc.edu