Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Not reported Not reported
SAT Only Considered if submitted February 1
ACT Only Considered if submitted February 1
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not reported Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported Not reported
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore
MD
21250
Phone
(800) UMBC-4U2 x-4U2
Fax
(410) 455-1210
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1, 2025
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins February 1
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
Rolling, notification begins December 15
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
81% of 11,534 applicants were admitted
Women
81% of 6,083 applicants were admitted
Men
80% of 5,451 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,970 (32%) of 9,291 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,468 (30%) of 4,939 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,502 (35%) of 4,352 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
1,116
Students Accepting Wait List Position
1,116
Students Admitted From Wait List
977
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
52%
3.75 - 3.99
20%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
7%
3.00 - 3.24
5%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49
0%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 600-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
28%
Score of 600 - 700
49%
Score of 500 - 600
22%
Score of 400 - 500
Not Reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
SAT EBRW: 610-690 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
24%
Score of 600 - 700
59%
Score of 500 - 600
16%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
Not Reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not Reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
23-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
23%
Score of 24 - 29
48%
Score of 18 - 23
20%
Score of 12 - 17
7%
Score of 6 - 11
3%
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Math: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
9%
Score of 24 - 29
47%
Score of 18 - 23
23%
Score of 12 - 17
13%
Score of 6 - 11
8%
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
25%
Score of 24 - 29
41%
Score of 18 - 23
25%
Score of 12 - 17
4%
Score of 6 - 11
4%
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 25%
Top quarter: 54%
Top half: 87%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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