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Applying to UMBC’s graduate programs is easy, safe, and secure. You can apply online as a degree seeking, non-degree seeking, or certificate student. Our online applications are managed by our trusted partner, CollegeNET. When you Apply Online, you can create an account, submit your application information and pay the $50 application fee by credit card over a secure internet connection.

Have any Questions?

Please contact the appropriate Graduate School staff member for assistance, or contact our Main Office at or 410-455-2537.

For a full understanding of the admissions process, please review our Admission Policies.

Please note that application decisions can take 6-8 weeks after the program’s deadline, and depend on how many applications a department receives.

You will receive an email once the department processes your decision letter. You will be able to see your decision letter by logging in to the application website.  Your decision letter will be where the application checklist was.

Returning Applicants

Already start an application? Finish up!

You may also check your recommendation statuses to send reminders or update contact information from the user page.

If you are having trouble logging back in, you can recover your account.

Contact Us

UMBC’s Graduate School Office

Mailing Address

UMBC Graduate School
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD, 21250

Phone Number

Available Monday through Friday, from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

or Contact a Staff Member

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