University of Maryland-Baltimore County

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University of Maryland-Baltimore County



In-state Tuition

$8,622 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$17,354 / year

Room and Board

$N/A

Application deadline

February 1

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

Photography Collection, Radical Literature Collection, Popular Culture Collection, Science Fiction Collection, Marylandia Collection, Biological Sciences Archives Collection

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 988,005 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 4,193 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,106,680 microforms.
  • 1,885,328 Audio/Visual items.
  • 6,254 e-books.

Museums & Art

Library Gallery, Center for Art and Visual Culture

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 875 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 800 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 107 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 800 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 6,000 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 5,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

career, academic, psychological, birth control

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 34% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 7% of housing units are Singles.
  • 31% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 22% of housing units are Triples.
  • 40% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 10 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming/Family Weekend/Quadmania/Fall Frenzy/Welcome Week/Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society
  • In total, there are about 190 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Delta Phi Alpha (German), Gamma Theta Upsilon (Geography), Golden Key International Honor Society, Golden Key National Honor Society, Honors Students Association, Kappa Delta Pi (Education), Kappa Theta Epsilon (Professional Practice), National Residence Hall Honorary Society, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics), Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership), Order of Omega (All Greek), Phi Alpha (Social Wrok), Phi Alpha Theta (History), Phi Beta Kappa (Liberal Arts/Sciences), Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics), Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science), Psi Chi (Psychology), Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics), Sigma Pi Tau (Tutors), Sigma Tau Delta (English), Tau Beta Pi (Engineering), Upsilon Pi Epsilon (Computer Science)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Agape Campus Christian Fellowship, Alpha Nu Omega Fraternity, Inc. , Alpha Nu Omega Sorority, Inc. , Baptist Student Ministry, Buddhist Club, Chinese Bible Study Fellowship, Christians on Campus, ECHO (formerly Crossroads Christian Fellowship), Fellowship of Christians United in Study, Fellowship Under God's Influence, Gospel Choir, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Korean Bible Study, Lutheran and Episcopal Campus Ministry, Newman Club, Pagan Student Association, Perfected Praise Liturgical Dance Ministry, One Voice Campus Ministry
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association, Asian Student Connection, Black Student Union, Carribean-American Students Association, Chinese Student Association, Chinese Student and Scholar Association, EKTA Indian Student Association, Filipino American Student Association, Hillel Jewish Community, Hispanic/Latino Student Association, Indian Student Association, Korean Student Association, Lutheran Campus Ministries, Muslim Student Association, NAACP, Persian Student Association, South Asian Students Association, Students of Nippon International, Thai American Students Association, Vietnamese Student Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) UMBC has more than 190 different student groups, organizations and societies - from Greek, academic and political to religious, athletic and cultural
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Retriever - weekly

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Baltimore (5), District of Columbia (40)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): BWI Station (5)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Baltimore (10)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 88% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 13 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 2% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 8 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 2% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (John's Hopkins)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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