Applying to UMBC

Acceptance Rate 81.20%
Yield 22.78%
SAT Score 1,315
ACT Score 28
Applicants 11,093

Applying To UMBC

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 81.2% at University of Maryland-Baltimore County where a total of 11,093 students applied and 9,007 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,315 and the average ACT score is 28. It requires five items to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to UMBC.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationundergraduate.umbc.edu/
Online Applicationundergraduate.umbc.edu/apply/index.php
Acceptance Rate81.20%
Average Test Scores1,315 SAT / 28 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2021-2022, the acceptance rate is 81.20% where a total of 11,093 students (5,329 men and 5,764 women) have applied to UMBC and 9,007 (4,252 men and 4,755 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 1,149 male and 903 female students have enrolled into UMBC and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 22.78%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at UMBC
Acceptance Rate 81.20% 79.79% 82.49%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 22.78% 27.02% 18.99%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At UMBC, 495 applicants (24% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 100 applicants (5%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,315 and the average ACT score is 28 at UMBC. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,410 and 25th percentile score is 1,220. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 93 and the 25th percentile score is 73. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at UMBC.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at UMBC
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing610700
SAT Math610710
ACT Composite2530
ACT Math2430
ACT English2433
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

University of Maryland-Baltimore County requires 5 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, TOEFL) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 2 item(s) (High School Rank, Admission Test Scores) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for UMBC
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is Four-one-four plan. University of Maryland-Baltimore County accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits. Next table describes credits that University of Maryland-Baltimore County accepts.
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training