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University of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate60%

University of Baltimore Admissions

University of Baltimore is not difficult to get into. The university admitted 60% of all applicants in 2016. Out of 806 applications received in 2023, 482 students were offered admission.

If you are applying to University of Baltimore, the fee for the application is $35.

University of Baltimore Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of University of Baltimore's admissions stats.

University of Baltimore 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.9
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 89.7%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 10.3%
Waitlist No

University of Baltimore Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for University of Baltimore.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to University of Baltimore?

University of Baltimore does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on University of Baltimore Admissions

How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to University of Baltimore?

It is not difficult to get into University of Baltimore. University of Baltimore evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, University of Baltimore accepted 60% of students, approximately 482 from 806 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like University of Baltimore, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT. Admissions to jurisprudence, forensic studies programs is program moderately difficult.

Transferring to University of Baltimore

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to University of Baltimore

University of Baltimore has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into University of Baltimore?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at University of Baltimore

Wondering what factors are considered by University of Baltimore during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Interview Important
Talent/Ability Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Recommendation(s) Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with University of Baltimore for more information on admission factors.

University of Baltimore 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to University of Baltimore, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with University of Baltimore's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Other Requirements resume and list of extracurricular activities
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of Baltimore?

Students admitted to University of Baltimore have an average unweighted GPA of 2.9.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

University of Baltimore has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2016, 89.7% of University of Baltimore's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 10.3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at University of Baltimore, you should strive to earn between 18 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Baltimore's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Baltimore students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

More Information on Transferring to University of Baltimore

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to University of Baltimore.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is June 1.

Transfer students can enroll in University of Baltimore during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

University of Baltimore Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to University of Baltimore?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Baltimore.

Does University of Baltimore accept transfer credits?

✅ University of Baltimore accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Baltimore accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does University of Baltimore accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ University of Baltimore accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to University of Baltimore?

❌ No, University of Baltimore is test optional, so you can decide whether or not to include your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is University of Baltimore's acceptance rate?

✅ University of Baltimore's acceptance rate is 60%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Baltimore?

❌ University of Baltimore does not offer early decision.

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University of Baltimore Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into University of Baltimore? University of Baltimore is a less selective institution. The University of Baltimore acceptance rate is 60%. This means that the institution accepts 59 out of every 100 applicants.


University of Baltimore Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Baltimore is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Baltimore is Jun 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Baltimore SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

University of Baltimore GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At University of Baltimore, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.89. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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