See UMBC Through Our Students’ Eyes
Get a virtual tour of UMBC like no other — through the personal experiences of our own students on UMBC’s episode of The College Tour.
For current high school/GED, transfer, international, and returning students.
UMBC is a unique place that welcomes students with interests of every type from across the world. Whether you are just starting college, transferring from another school, or taking individual classes, at UMBC you will have access to the exceptional resources, stimulating teachers and individual attention that makes our community special.
For transfer students seeking a bachelor’s degree or students pursuing a masters
UMBC offers eligible transfer students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in computer science, mechanical engineering, history, political science, psychology, social work, and translational life science technology at The Universities at Shady Grove – located in Rockville, MD.
UMBC also offers master’s programs in biotechnology, cybersecurity, data science, geographic information systems, industrial/organizational psychology, and technical management at The Universities at Shady Grove.
For students pursuing a master’s, Ph.D., professional doctorate, or graduate certificate.
UMBC’s graduate programs have been recognized as some of the best in the nation. With 39 master’s degree programs, 24 doctoral degree programs, and 23 graduate certificate programs, UMBC seeks to provide you with an enriched experience among leading scholars at a campus that prides itself on diversity and multiculturalism. You can apply online as a degree-seeking, non-degree seeking, or certificate student.
Summer and Winter Programs
For visiting and non-degree students
Who can apply?
The term “visiting student” applies to someone who is seeking a degree at another institution and wants to earn summer or winter credits at UMBC to transfer back to that home institution. The term “non-degree student” refers to a student who is not currently seeking a degree, but wants to take a course for personal or professional growth or because they are considering seeking a degree in the future.