University of Maryland-Baltimore County Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Baltimore, MD, University of Maryland-Baltimore County is one of the best universities in the state of Maryland. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of Maryland-Baltimore County in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of Maryland-Baltimore County.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, University of Maryland-Baltimore County is often abbreviated as UMBC.

1000 Hilltop Circle Baltimore, MD 21250
Phone: (410) 455-2291
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

Rankings: University of Maryland–Baltimore County

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.7
Graduation and retention ranking: 138
Average freshman retention rate: 84.0%
6-year graduation rate: 59.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 69%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -10
Faculty resources ranking: 182
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 40.6%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 12.7%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 18:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 84.1%
Student selectivity ranking: 121
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1080-1300
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 26%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 55%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 71.7%
Financial resources rank: 156
Alumni giving rank: 225
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 5.0%

University of Maryland-Baltimore County History

Essential Facts: University of Maryland–Baltimore County

Ranking: #159 National University (2017)
Acceptance rate: 58.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: in-state $8,534 / out-of-state $23,630 (2019)
School colors: Gold · Black
Mascot: True Grit
Founded: 1966

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 33%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 3%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 4%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 65%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 72%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station