UMBC offers a range of financial aid and payment options so that all students may benefit from a UMBC education. Financial aid can come in the form of grants, work, student loans, parent loans, scholarships and other awards.
For more details, select your student status under the “Information For” menu above.
2017-2018 Financial Aid
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is changing beginning with the 2017-2018 award year. Beginning October 1, 2016, you can complete the 2017-2018 FAFSA. The income used on the 2017-2018 FAFSA will be from two years prior to the application year. For the 2017-2018 FAFSA, you will be able to use your 2015 tax information. The UMBC priority deadline will not be changing- February 14. For more information about these changes, check out our FAQs.
Fall 2017 Meyerhoff Scholars Progam
UMBC’s Meyerhoff Scholars Program application Priority Deadline is December 1, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the submission portal closes in later Winter 2017. The Meyerhoff Scholars Program supports high-achieving students who have an interest in pursuing a Ph.D. or combined MD/Ph.D. in the sciences and engineering, and who are interested in the advancement of underrepresented groups in the sciences and related fields. All Fall 2017 incoming freshmen are eligible to apply!
2017-2018 Scholars Program Applications Live!
Applications to apply for UMBC’s elite Scholars Programs for 2017 is now available! Incoming Fall 2017 Freshman are eligible to apply to the Center for Women in Technology (CWIT) Scholars, Cyber Scholars, Humanities Scholars, Linehan Artist Scholars, Sherman Teacher Education Scholars and Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars. For more information, click here.
Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeals for the Spring semester are due January 6, 2016. For more information, please visit the SAP Appeals website.
Billing and Financial Aid Payments
More information coming soon.
FAFSA School Name: UMBC
FAFSA School Code: 002105
Financial Aid Processing
Our current processing time is up to 4 weeks from the date your last required document is received.
To see a list of requirements, view your Alerts via your myUMBC account. >>