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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.

2016 – 2017 Merit Scholarship Agreements

Incoming Fall 2016 Freshmen offered a UMBC merit scholarship must accept their offer by accepting the terms and conditions of their agreement no later than May 1, 2016.  Acceptance instructions are available on our Merit Scholarship Agreement page.

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. >>