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UMD Baltimore County Student Life

UMD Baltimore County is on a 530-acre campus in a suburban setting in Baltimore, Maryland, not far from Washington and DC. UMD Baltimore County has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

UMD Baltimore County also has fraternities and sororities.

UMD Baltimore County has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at UMD Baltimore County include Student Events Board, Retriever Weekly, Resident Student Association and WMBC, Campus Radio.

UMD Baltimore County students' favorite campus traditions are Quadmania (spring festival), Welcome Week and Homecoming.

UMD Baltimore County Housing

UMD Baltimore County offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most UMD Baltimore County students live off campus. In 2021, 12% of undergrads at UMD Baltimore County lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 88% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UMD Baltimore County. There are 4,000 spots available in on-campus housing for all 10,932 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,264 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 65% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

UMD Baltimore County offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

UMD Baltimore County Athletics

At UMD Baltimore County there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UMD Baltimore County:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Cheerleading NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Crew Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Equestrian Sports Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Fencing Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ice Hockey Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Rugby Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Sailing Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Tennis Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ultimate Frisbee Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Wrestling Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Lacrosse Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Volleyball Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Is UMD Baltimore County Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Maryland, Baltimore County is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UMD Baltimore County campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

UMD Baltimore County offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to UMD Baltimore County

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UMD Baltimore County, take Interstate 95 to Baltimore, MD. If you need to fly, book your flight to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Maryland you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UMD Baltimore County's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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UMD Baltimore County Students

46%

Women

54%

Men

84%

Full Time

16%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

37%

22%

20%

9%

5%

4%

2%

0.09%

0.06%

Undergraduate Students

10,932

Graduate Students

2,565

Non-Resident / International Students

425

UMD Baltimore County Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

13,497

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

69%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,420

Out-of-State

$25,054

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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