UMD Baltimore County is on a 530-acre campus in a suburban setting in Baltimore, Maryland, not far from Washington and DC. There are many activities and organizations for UMD Baltimore County 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 events are Quadmania (spring festival), Welcome Week and Homecoming.
UMD Baltimore County offers 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.
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 unversity, funding, and compention 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||Mens Intramural||Womens Intramural||Mens Division||Womens Division||Mens Scholarships||Womens Scholarships|
|Club Teamsheerleading||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||√||√|
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.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UMD Baltimore County, take Interstate 95 to Baltimore, MD. If you need to fly, book your flight to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall airport.
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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