Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (only for those without a Master’s degree from a U.S. university) and for international students TOEFL scores of 550 (paper), 213 (computerized) or 80 (iBT).
The Graduate School recommends applicants have at least a 3.0 GPA or “B” average when applying. For transcripts from schools abroad, the UMBC Graduate School will accept official WES (World Education Services) ICAP Course-by-Course evaluations but note that these evaluations are not required.
Getting Started With Undergraduate Admissions UMBC is a unique place that welcomes students with interests of every type from the entire world over. Whether you are just starting college, transferring from another school, or taking individual classes, at UMBC you will have access to the exceptional resources, stimulating teachers, and individual attention that makes our community unique.University of Maryland Global Campus is an open and accessible university designed to help busy professionals like you achieve your educational goals. We specialize in helping students like you gain the life-changing skills and career-boosting qualifications you need to succeed personally and professionally.The University of Maryland (UMD) is committed to our graduate students and to the more than 230 programs in which they are enrolled. Our graduate student community consists of approximately 10,500 students, 4,600 of whom are pursuing a PhD, 5,200 who are enrolled in traditional and professional master’s programs, and nearly 700 who are not yet seeking a degree but are enrolled in graduate.
UMBC will be test-optional for Fall 2021 applicants. The test-optional program for the coming year is “about offering prospective students maximum flexibility,” says Yvette Mozie-Ross ’88, health science and policy, vice provost for enrollment management and planning.Read More
The departmental honors program is open to qualified students who wish to pursue advanced independent research in psychology. Students interested in going to graduate school in psychology are particularly encouraged to become honors candidates because research experience is given considerable weight by admissions committees.Read More
UMBC offers students the learning opportunities of a liberal arts college with the creative intensity of a leading research university. What will you explore at UMBC? Here you will find the current graduate and undergraduate programs and degrees offered at UMBC’s main campus as well as UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove.Read More
November 1 UMBC Admissions Early Action Deadline. In addition to the Meyerhoff Scholars application, students must submit a general UMBC application for undergraduate admission and are encouraged to take advantage of the Early Action admissions deadline of November 1. December 1 Meyerhoff Online Application Priority Deadline.Read More
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership.Read More
The Commons, UMBC's student center, includes a food court, the University bookstore, a full-service bank, and student organization spaces. UMBC's landmark building, the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, contains over 1 million books and bound volumes of journals. The library also includes a gallery, the Honors College, and 24-hour study space.Read More
Established in 1966, the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is a public research university in the United States of America. The university is committed to nurturing the true potential of students and helping them grow as the responsible citizens of the world.Read More
Thinking about majoring in Psychology? Students choose to major in psychology for many different reasons. Some students see the psychology major as the first step towards a career as a psychologist and plan to continue their studies in graduate school.Read More
Essay Questions The essay is just one of the 26 factors we use as part of our holistic application review. The essay provides you with the opportunity to showcase aspects of your personality and experiences that fit well with the University of Maryland (UMD) community.Read More
Welcome to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment! We are happy to serve students interested in more information about UMES. Whether you are a prospective student, an incoming student, faculty or staff member, if you are looking for information regarding the recruitment and admission of students to the University, please contact us.Read More