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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Academics and Majors

UMBC Says...

Academic Programs
UMBC's academic calendar consists of fall and spring semesters, a four-week mini session in January, and summer sessions from six to eight weeks. To receive a UMBC degree, students complete 120 to 128 credits plus two physical education courses. In addition to the requirements for the chosen major, the general educatio...
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UMBC Students Say...

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County has a “great regional reputa­tion” as a “quiet academic school” where “students take education seriously.” Undergraduates are enthusiastic about the “academic opportunities and schol­arship programs available,” and say, “UMBC wants to see every student succeed—they provide you with the tools, people, and... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

1000 Hilltop Circle

Baltimore, MD 21250

United States

Phone: 410-455-2291

Fax: 410-455-1094


Majors & Special Programs
Academic Rating: 75
Most Popular Majors: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Mechanical Engineering
All Majors: Acting
Adult Development and Aging
African Studies
African Studies
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Degrees Offered: Certificate
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Combined Degree Programs: BA/MA
Joint Engineering Program: mechanical engineering
Other Joint Degree Programs: biochemistry, chemistry, economics, info. systems
Special Study Options: Accelerated
Cross Registration
Double Major
Dual Enrollment
Honors Program
Liberal Arts Career Combo
Student Designed Major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification
Required Coursework: Arts/fine arts
Computer literacy
English (including composition)
Foreign languages
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science
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Online Courses
Online Courses Offered:Yes

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Faculty & Class Information
Student Faculty Ratio:19.6:1
Total Faculty:776
Full-time & part-time faculty with Phds:517
Classes Taught by TAs:1.5%
Most Frequent Class Size:10 - 19
Most Frequent Lab & Sub-Section Size:10 - 19
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