Graduate School at UMBC, University of Maryland Baltimore County
The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is a public research university in the United States of America that was founded in 1966. The university is dedicated to developing students' true potential and assisting them in becoming responsible global citizens. Today, The University of Maryland provides a wide range of disciplines and programmes to both domestic and international students. The University of Maryland offers education in a variety of formats, including graduate, postgraduate, research, and certificate programmes.

Cost of attendance

International students pay an average tuition rate of USD 25,054. In addition, admissions at the University of Maryland occur over two intake semesters, Fall and Spring, as well as summer and winter sessions.


The University of Maryland's residential halls provide housing for both international and domestic students. All of the facilities differ for each residential hall, and all of the halls are coed. Erickson Hall, Chesapeake Hall, Harbor Hall, Patapsco Hall, and additional residence halls are offered to students at the University of Maryland. The average cost of on-campus living is roughly $7,234. Off-campus accommodation costs roughly 1000 to 1500 USD per month on average.

Acceptance rate

UMB has about 7,200 students enrolled in six nationally rated professional schools, including dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work, as well as an interdisciplinary Graduate School. The University of Maryland - Baltimore County has 1,075 international students on campus. The university admissions process is more selective, with a 69 percent acceptance rate.


The campus is quite large and diverse in nature, offering facilities for both international and domestic students. The Commons, the event centre, the Retriever Activities Center, different libraries, performing arts centres, dance cubes, galleries, and many more facilities and centres are available at the University of Maryland. The University of Maryland also boasts over 70 clubs and organisations for students to join, which are frequently included in UMBC student ratings. University students can also attend a variety of off-campus events held at Retriever Town.


The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and the Maryland Higher Education Commission both accredit the university's programmes (MHEC).

Jobs and Placement

The UMBC provides its students with periodic placement exam phases, as well as assistance from the university in the form of mock interviews, career planning seminars, resume building, and job chances in the United States, via the institution's placement centre. The average cost of a degree at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County is around $156,000.

QS Ranking

#751-800 in QS World Rankings 2022

The Ranking

#601–800 World University Rankings THE 2022

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