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University of Maryland - Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD

UMBC says, "UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an honors university, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the state and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning." [Source]

Website: http://www.umbc.edu/

B

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10,835
Undergraduate
Enrollment
45%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$12,280
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$28,470
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

17:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
3.1%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

YES

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 7/20/2021

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.