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Undergraduate Admissions

Resources For Parents and Family

The college search process is exciting, but it can also be daunting. We look forward to seeing you at a visit day or college fair. In the meantime, please feel free to contact us online or call 410-455-2292 for any questions you might have along the way.

What Can You Do With a UMBC Degree?

UMBC graduates are accepted into some of the nation's top graduate and professional schools and are known and respected by employers in business and industry. Meet some of our students from the Class of 2016.


From undergraduate teaching, to best education for the dollar, UMBC gets high marks from U.S. News & World Report, the Fiske Guide to Education, Kiplinger, Princeton Review and others. Read more about our rankings here.

Special Opportunities

From scholarships and the Honors College to internship and independent research experiences, UMBC offers special opportunities that help students make their goals a reality.

Checklists for Parents and Students

Whether you're just beginning to think about college or your student has already been admitted to UMBC, our checklist for parents and students will help you stay on track: Checklist for College Search Process.

Living on Campus

With 75 percent of freshmen living on campus, students find an active residential community at UMBC. Residence halls are close to classes and activities, and the Office of Residential Life sponsors programs and activities that enrich the residential experience. And the Office of Student Life offers more than 200 clubs and organizations that allow students to explore and grow socially.

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