From our thriving student community to the diverse selection of majors and career-focused programs, there’s something for everyone at UMBC.
UMBC’s Undergraduate Programs
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 unique.
If you have questions along the way, please contact:
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
UMBC at The Universities at Shady Grove
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.
The Graduate School at UMBC
UMBC’s graduate programs have been recognized as some of the best in the nation. You can apply online as a degree-seeking, non-degree seeking, or certificate student. Our online applications are managed by our partner, CollegeNET. Our application process is safe and secure. When you apply online, you can create an account, submit your application information, and pay the $50 application fee by credit card securely, all in one place.
If you have any questions as you apply, please contact us at GradSchool@umbc.edu or call 410-455-2537 for assistance.
Summer and Winter Programs
UMBC is also a great option for visiting and non-degree students who want to take courses in Summer or Winter session.
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.