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University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 92%
Applicants who took ACT: 19%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 36%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 10%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 46%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 46%
SAT I Math score 700+: 16%
SAT I Math score 600+: 62%
ACT score 24-29: 53%
ACT score 30-36: 26%
ACT score 24+: 79%
Students applied: 10,217
Students admitted: 6,090
Admission rate: 60%
Students per faculty: 20
4-year graduation rate: 34%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 11,379
Full-time enrolled men: 5,305
Full-time enrolled women: 4,348
Part-time enrolled men: 949
Part-time enrolled women: 777
Freshmen retained: 89%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $8,044
Fees (in state): $2,962
Tuition (out of state): $20,808
Fees (out of state): $2,962
Room and board: $10,868
Est. book expense: $1,200
Total cost (in state): $23,074
Total cost (out of state): $35,838
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$15,117
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$15,110
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$27,881
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$27,874
Average debt at graduation: $25,435

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 54%
Average need-based aid: $7,957
Average non-need-based aid: $7,964

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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