Applying to UMBC’s graduate programs is easy. You can apply online as a degree seeking, non-degree seeking or certificate student. Our online applications are managed by our trusted partner, CollegeNET. Our application process is safe and secure. When you Apply Online, you can create an account, submit your application information and pay the $50 application fee by credit card over a secure internet connection.
If you have any questions as you apply, please contact the appropriate Graduate School staff member for assistance.
For a full understanding of the admissions process, please review our Admission Policies.
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*If you can’t fill out our Online Application, a paper application is available for download here. Please note that fees for paper applications increase to $75.