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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD
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Campus Life and Facilities

UMBC Says...

Located a few miles south of Baltimore, UMBC is 15 minutes from downtown Baltimore and 35 minutes from Washington, D.C. The Baltimore-Washington area is known for its music, sports, museums, restaurants, and historical traditions. UMBC's 530-acre campus includes more than 40 buildings accessed by a ... More More

UMBC Students Say...

UMBC has a large contingent of commuters and one ancient studies major says, “There are a lot of activities held by student organizations on campus during the week and on the weekends, but many students live close to campus and choose to go home for the weekend.” While some may see this as a down-... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

1000 Hilltop Circle

Baltimore, MD 21250

United States

Phone: 410-455-2291

Fax: 410-455-1094

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
34%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

Housing Options

Coed dorms Special housing for disabled student Special housing for international students Apartments for single students Theme Housing

Other Housing Options:

Living Learning Programs; Gender Neutral Housing

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Chamber Orchestra Debating Club Fraternities Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Sororities Speakers Forum Student Film Society Student Union Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
230
Number of Honor Societies
9
Number of Social Sororities
12
Number of Religious Organizations
25

Sports

Athletic Division :Division I Men's Sports Team Name :Retrievers Women's Sports Team Name :Retrievers Team Mascot :Chesapeake Bay Retriever
# of sports for women, varsity
12
# of sports for men, varsity
11

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball Cheerleading CrossCountry Diving Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor Volleyball

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball Cheerleading CrossCountry Diving Lacrosse Soccer Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor

Student Services

Other Services
DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
http://www.umbc.edu/studentlife/orgs/freedom/
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
http://www.umbc.edu/studentlife

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 55 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 30.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: Yes Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Undergraduates that Own Computers: 98% Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: Apple Computer, Dell Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes Special Facilities: Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, Center for Art and Visual Culture, Women's Center, Center for Environmental Science, Center for Photonics Technology, Center for Women and Information Technology, Center on Research and Teaching in Social Work, Howard Hughes Medical Institute at UMBC, Imaging Research Center, Institute for Global Electronic Commerce, Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology, Laboratory for Healthcare Informatics, Maryland Center for Telecommunications Research, Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research, bwtech@umbc Research and Technology Park and Incubator and Accelerator, Shriver Center, UMBC Technology Center, Goddard Earth Science and Technology Center.
ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: University of Maryland, College Park
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: University of Maryland College Park
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Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    76
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    95
  • Green Rating:
    78
  • Campus Environment:
    Metropolis
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    75%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    34%
  • # of Organizations:
    230
  • # of Honor Societies:
    9
  • # of Social Sororities:
    12
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    11
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    25