Transfer Student Application Timeline

The timeline below is meant to give applicants a general idea of the steps involved in the application process.

  1. Application and supporting documents are received by UMBC Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation. 
  2. Once the application is processed, an acknowledgment e-mail is sent to applicant which includes instructions on how to create a myUMBC account and monitor their application status. 
  3. Complete application packet is reviewed by UMBC Admissions Committee. Additional information may be requested via the applicant’s myUMBC account at this point. 
  4. Applicant is notified by mail of the admissions decision. Applicants are welcome to contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation at admissions@umbc.edu with questions.

    Notification Timeline:
    Fall 
    Priority — March 1 — Decision letters for complete applications are mailed beginning in late March.
    Regular — June 1 — Decision letters for complete applications are mailed beginning in early June.

    Spring 
    Priority — October 15 — Decision letters for complete applications are mailed beginning in late October.
    Regular — December 1 — Decision letters for complete applications are mailed in December and January.
  5. Applicants for the visual and performing arts programs will be notified by the departments regarding their status in the program upon review of portfolio and/or completion of audition. 
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