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Can I just stick it in my envelope, along with my application that I am going to mail? The letter states that admission does not guarantee admission to academic programs in the College of Engineering and IT which is my major. But these stereotypes are totally overblown. I am a non-traditional student, married with a family. If you submit your application without an essay, your application will be considered incomplete.

And what scores you need for you to get credit. Hi Encore, We definitely recommend that students send UMBC all available test scores because we will just use their highest scores. When making decisions we review a transfer students curriculum, grades, trends, GPA, letters of recommendation if provided , and the essay. I never got any reply back yet. I also have one more question though. We will also accept the Common App report form, although we do not use the Common Application itself.

If you do not hear from us by that point please feel free to email our office. Hi Lacy, Your decision letter is your official notification. Thanks for answering my question so quickly. If you have questions about your financial aid package you may contact our Office of Financial aid at Is it possible for me to take a summer class at UMBC such as a prereq course or foreign language classor do I need to wait until the fall?

Do you know when umbc sends out their decision letters for transfer students that had to wait for their decision based on their final semester grades?

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Hi Mo, The fall transfer application is currently available and you are welcome to submit the application now. Does my counselor need to send a recommendation in addition to my transcript?

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Typically we can only use scores up to October for the Early Action review. My unweighted gpa is 2. For example, if you are not accepted at the Honors College, but meet the requirements for the regular college, can you still be admitted?

We are reviewing applications and sending out letters on a weekly basis at this point. Reading if I could use my AP credits from high school instead? Hi Sohail, The terms recently became available and you can hojors go back into your account and select the term you wish to apply to.

You can get an early start on the essay by viewing the PDF version that is currently online.

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Due to the large number of applications we received gonors our February 1st deadline, students who applied at that time will hear back from us closer to the week mark.

Thank you for answering quickly!

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However, other factors are considered in addition to GPA. We will be sending our EA decision letters out soon and even students who are deferred to Regular Decision will receive a letter. You can possibly receive credit for AP exams but AP exams do not count toward the required 14 credits to be considered a transfer student.

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When will they announce who has been awarded the scholarship? If you have further questions about visiting campus you can also email our office at admissions umbc. Hi Holly, Please feel free to call our office for details on using a CollegeBoard fee waiver.

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Would honorable mention for Distinguished Scholar be sufficient or do you have to be a semi-finalist? We anticipate conducting additional reviews for merit-based scholarships and offers are usually sent to eligible students about 4 weeks after the student receives their admissions letter.

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Hi Jessica- If you need to resend your transcripts or other required materials it will not lower your chances of admission, we will still give your application a full review.

Hi Hande- For an answer to your question I would ask that you contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at or email admissions umbc.

However, you should allow weeks for your application and your supporting application documents to be processed.

I applied in March, but sent in my transcript April 2. There really aren’t any serious stereotypes at UMBC. I had my both my transcript and letters mailed in early October.

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Hi Encore, We definitely recommend that students send UMBC all available test scores because we will just use their highest scores.

The people here are smart, but as the sports editor of the school newspaper, I see a lot of support for the athletics on campus and other things of that nature.

Or, while roaming the campus you’ll find the “gamers,” who lock themselves up in their room and play countless hours of video games. When making decisions we review a transfer students curriculum, grades, trends, GPA, letters of recommendation if providedand the essay. Does this hurt my chances for early decision? However, if a student is deferred to Regular Decision from Early Action we can consider new scores that have arrived to our office.