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Application Process for Graduate Students

  • Use your smart phone, mobile device, or computer to register through myUMBC.
  • Courses with prerequisites may require permission to register.

Apply Online

  • First time applicants, create an account, submit your application information and pay the application fee by credit card over a secure Internet connection.
  • Returning applicants review your activity.
  • Apply online through UMBC's Graduate School (choose Non-Degree Application)
  • A non-refundable application fee of $50 is required to apply online.

Submit a Paper Application

  • Prospective graduate students may also download a paper application, request an application by mail or request an application by phone at 410-455-2537.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $70 is required for paper submissions. Checks must be made payable to UMBC and should accompany the application form.

    Mail application and payment to:
    Office of Graduate Admissions
    1000 Hilltop Circle
    Baltimore, MD 21250

Notification of Admission Decisions

  • UMBC sends admission decisions to the e-mail address you provide on your application.