WELCOME TO THE GRADUATE SCHOOL

Graduate students are finding an exciting environment for meeting the challenges of advanced study at UMBC, a major center for graduate education and research in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., corridor. UMBC is in the top tier of research universities nationally with one of the highest classifications given by the Carnegie Foundation: Doctoral/ Research University (High Research Activity). Young and dynamic, the university is small enough to provide personal attention, yet large enough to provide state-of-the-art facilities and the finest of faculty.

Graduate School News

Orientation for New Graduate Students

Orientation for New Graduate Students for Fall 2014 will be on August 14, 2014.
Please register here.

IES Orientation

The schedule for the Fall 2014 IES required international orientation is now available.
Click here to view the incoming international students orientation schedule for the Fall 2014. Please contact IES with any questions and/or concerns regarding the orientation.

Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology program is now available as a Master in Professional Studies degree! Apply now for early consideration through our online application.

Online Commencement Newsletter

The Commencement Newsletter is available for all graduates during Fall Commencement.

Graduate Assistant Handbook

The new Graduate Assistant Handbook is now available for download.

WES International Transcript Evaluations Accepted!

IELTS Accepted!

In addition to the TOEFL exam, UMBC is accepting the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) tests. The minimum entrance level for students wishing to study at UMBC is 6.5. Graduate programs may require a higher score for study in their area.  Consult your academic program’sGraduate Program Director for further information.