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UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY

Baltimore, Maryland

UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research, and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, community service, and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services, and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility, and lifelong learning.
STATS AT A GLANCE
% enrolled undergraduates that are minority students
52%
% enrolled undergraduates that are Latinx students
8.2%
Scholarship opportunities for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.

Please see the Alumni Association site below for information on a few of the scholarship opportunities for latinx/minority students at UMBC. Students can also use the Scholarship Retriever after applying to find additional non-merit scholarships that they may be eligible for. https://www.alumni.umbc.edu/s/1325/hybrid/index

Support services for Latinx, first generation, or other underrepresented populations.
The I3B is a hub of support and community focused on diversity, inclusion, and competency on campus: https://i3b.umbc.edu/ The First-Gen Network connects UMBC first-generation students here: https://firstgen.umbc.edu/ The Hispanic-Latino Student Union is also a very active club on campus: https://firstgen.umbc.edu/