Consumer Information for Students and Employees

In accordance with various federal laws and regulations, including The Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA),the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) makes available to prospective students, current students, and employees the following information:

Information for Students

Information for Employees

Consumer Information for Students

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional Information

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional Information

For more information about opportunities for undergraduate studies, contact Undergraduate Admissions.  For more information about opportunities for graduate studies, contact Graduate Admissions.

Student Complaint Resolution

To comply with this regulation, UMBC makes every effort to resolve student complaints internally, using policies and procedures primarily outlined on the UMBC Policy Page, in the University Catalogs and in the Student Handbook. Students are expected to familiarize themselves and fully utilize any and all administrative policies, procedures and/or resources provided by UMBC. Click here for more information.

Statement of Misrepresentation

As an honors university, UMBC is committed to fostering a community of the highest integrity. Further, UMBC is prohibited under federal regulations (CFR title 34 sections 668.71-74) from making any false, erroneous, or misleading statement directly or indirectly to a student, prospective student, member of the public, accrediting agency, state agency, or the U.S. Department of Education. Click here for more information.

General Institutional Information

Students Rights Under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

UMBC Institutional Profile

Center for Global Engagement (Study Abroad)

Student Diversity

Services for Students with Disabilities

Price of Attendance

Course Materials (textbooks)

Educational Programs

Instructional Facilities

Undergraduate Faculty

Graduate Faculty

Transfer Credit Policies

Articulation Agreements

UMBC Accreditation


Licensure Pass Rates – Department of Education 

Licensure Pass Rates – School of Social Work

Licensure Pass Rates – Emergency Health Services

Copyright Infringement – Policies and Sanctions

Computer Use and File Sharing

Student Activities

Career Center

Student Financial Assistance

Assistance Available from Federal, State, Local, and Institutional Programs

Student Eligibility and Satisfactory Progress Standards

Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Associated Refunds

Student Rights and Responsibilities

FAFSA Verification

Student Loan Information:

Net Price Calculator

Staff contact information for the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

Health and Safety

Substance Abuse Policy and Prevention

Alcohol Abuse Policy and Prevention

Vaccination Policy

Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

Title IX – Sexual Misconduct

Maryland Registered Sex Offenders

Emergency Response and Evacuation Notifications

Missing Student Notification Policy

Fire Safety Policies

Student Outcomes

Retention, Graduation, Transfer Rates

Income-Based Graduation Rates

Retention, Graduation, Transfer Rates of Students Receiving Athletically Related Aid

Job Placement for Graduates

Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act)

Athletic Program Participation

Athletic Financial Support

Voter Registration

Athletics Annual Report

Consumer Information on College Navigator Website

Consumer Information on College Navigator Website

Consumer Information for Employees

For information regarding consumer information specifically for UMBC employees, please view the Human Resources Consumer Information webpage.

Employee Responsible for Providing Consumer Information

Content on this website is available in print form upon request. For a print copy or other questions, please contact the Office of Enrollment Management at

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