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Financial Aid and Scholarships

If you’ve got grit, you deserve to benefit from a UMBC education.

Explore the range of financial aid opportunities we offer so you can focus on what really matters: how you’re going to solve problems, create new things, and have fun doing it.

Discover Scholarhips

Incoming first-year, transfer, and international students are encouraged to apply to our merit scholarships that can cover tuition, housing, as well as books and other materials.

2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Award for Best Value Schools


in Aid Distributed by UMBC Annually


Range of Merit Scholarships

FinancialSmarts@UMBC offers multiple crash courses on making informed financial decisions in your academic journey and personal life.

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