University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Master's Degree

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County was born amid the turbulent swirl of the 1960s, From the beginning, we believed that a university could be innovative, interdisciplinary, inclusive – and great.

  • Average Tuition USD 23,770

School Description

UMBC surpassed $74 million in research and training grants and contracts in 2014. UMBC will play a leading role in strengthening our nation’s cyber security infrastructure through a new FederallyFunded Research and Development Center

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    QS Rankings (Global) 491

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 48


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    Established in 1966


    US News & World Report has placed UMBC in the top ten for best undergraduate teaching six years in a row, being placed at #5, the second highest-ranked public university

    The Location

    1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250, United States

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      • Testimony
        1979-1983, Fine Arts

        As an alum of UMBC, I continue to be a proud graduate of the institution and its legacy. The leadership of Dr. Hrabowski and the academic team coach students to excellence and encourage us to make a difference. Post graduation, I have utilized my knowledge and leveraged my skills to create strategies and build new business teams at JPMorgan, American Express and Fifth Third- UMBC, an Honors College remains at the top of my list.

      • Testimony
        2002-2011, Bachelor of Science, Information Systems; Masters Information Systems

        UMBC prepared me for a career in IT. This institution had excellent faculty in the Information Systems and Computer Science department. I had a better understanding of the Software Development Life-cycle and Systems Analysis than my peers. I was prepared to work on teams and solve challenging problems.

      • Testimony
        2010-2014, Bachelor's Degree, Environmental Studies

        I majored in Environmental Studies at UMBC and I can honestly say that every teacher I had in the Geography and Environmental Science Department wanted their students to succeed. They made a constant effort to connect with the students and deepen their understanding. I would recommend this school, especially this program, to everyone interested!