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You can verify you’re ready to go and find a guide on application steps below, by student type.
Application processes do differ by student type. Find your application guide.
You have or will be graduating from high-school but have yet to enroll in any college or university since receiving your degree.
You’ve completed college level coursework at an institution of higher learning after receiving a high school diploma or passing the GED. You're planning to study at UMBC's home campus or UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove.
You will need a non-immigrant visa to study and live in the United States as a First-Year or Transfer student.
You completed coursework at UMBC as a degree-seeking undergraduate but your studies at UMBC were interrupted for two or more regular semesters.
Non-Degree or Visiting Students
You want to take a class or classes for personal growth or take a course and transfer the credits to your home institution.
You are 60 years or older and a retired Maryland resident interested in enrolling in undergraduate classes.
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Applying to a Scholars Program or as a Visual or Performing Arts major?
Be sure you know about the additional requirements and deadlines specific to the programs of interest to you.