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' actual 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. Freshmen at the university are typically housed in more traditional-styled halls and communities such as the Chesapeake, Susquehanna, Patapsco, Potomac, Erickson, and Harbor. At UMBC, housing and eating plans are charged individually. The average student spent $7,234 on accommodation and $4,766 on food. The average monthly rent for off-campus housing is from $650 to $900 for shared rooms.

Acceptance rate

The university has a total of 1966 students enrolled. According to Baltimore County, there are 1,075 international students on campus. Maryland University— Baltimore County admissions are more selective, with a 69 percent acceptance rate.


The main campus of UMBC is located midway between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The campus is fairly 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. University students can also attend a variety of off-campus events held at Retriever Town. The University of Maryland also boasts over 70 clubs and organisations for students to join, which are frequently included in UMBC student ratings.


University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). 

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. Employees at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) earn an average of $53855 per year.

QS Ranking

#751-800 in QS World Rankings 2022

The Ranking

#601–800 World University Rankings THE 2022

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