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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.


2016-2017 Financial Aid Awards

2016-2017 financial aid packages are now available to students who have a completed financial aid file. Please check your myUMBC account to determine whether you have any outstanding Financial Aid To Dos.

Spring 2016 Merit Scholarship Discontinuation Appeals

Scholarship Academic Reviews for the 2015-2016 academic year are underway and notifications for scholars effected will be sent via e-mail and USPS mail on June 1, 2016.  Merit Scholars may appeal their scholarship discontinuation from June 1 – 20, 2016 by submitting an appeal form available here.  The deadline for all Scholarship Discontinuation Appeals is 4:00PM on Monday, June 20, 2016.

Summer 2016

The 2016 Summer Aid Application is now available. Please review the eligibility criteria on our Summer Aid page to determine whether you may be considered for aid.


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. >>