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University of Maryland Baltimore County Transfer Agreement

UMBC is a dynamic public research university that redefines excellence in higher education.   UMBC offers an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. Whatever your passion, at UMBC you’ll find a program that challenges and excites you and a community that supports you.

Articulated Program Requirements:

  • Earned 12 to 35 college credits.
  • Maintained a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Submit the Transfer Student Alliance Application. 
  • Completion of an associate degree with a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA within four years of initial Transfer Student Alliance program qualification.
  • Enrollment at UMBC within one year of completion of the associate degree.
  • Not matriculated at any other institution of higher education after program acceptance.

Application for the Transfer Student Alliance can be found here

Articulated Program Benefits:

  • Access to UMBC facilities and campus services including libraries and computer laboratories.
  • Student activities including cultural and recreational opportunities (fee-based events will be at the expense of the student)
  • Concurrently enrollment at CSM and UMBC at a 25% tuition discount for one UMBC course per term (not to exceed a total of three discounted courses).
  • Upon successful completion of the Requirements detailed above, students will be eligible for the following:
    • Guaranteed transfer admission to UMBC. Please note that selected programs may have additional requirements for students to pursue the intended course of study. Students must meet all other eligibility requirements for admission to UMBC.
    • Priority advising and registration on designated New Student Orientation day.
    • Guaranteed on-campus housing in upper class student housing community upon initial matriculation.
    • $1,500 merit scholarship for each of two years of full-time study. This award can be accepted with other UMBC merit award offers. View our Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

View our Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)