Undergraduate Students

UMBC offers a variety of financial aid options to assist all undergraduate students. You can find a step-by-step guide to assist you in navigating the financial aid process beginning with the submission of your FAFSA and concluding with the payment of your bill.

Get started by selecting one of the following in the menu:

  • Prospective Student Interested in learning more about UMBC and the financial aid options available for a future semester.
  • Admitted Student You have applied and been accepted to attend UMBC.

New First-Year Student You have applied as a first time college student.

New Transfer Student You previously attended another institution and have been accepted to transfer to UMBC to complete your degree.

  • Current Student- You have attended UMBC for one or more semesters.
  • Returning Student- You attended UMBC previously and will be returning to complete your degree after a period of absence.


Need More Assistance? 

Be sure to visit the rest of our website for more information that may meet your specific needs. If you need further assistance, please feel free to contact us for more information about the application process, the status of your awards, or to submit documents. You may contact our front office for general questions or connect with your financial aid counselors directly. At UMBC, students are assigned financial aid counselors based on the first letter of their last name. 


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Privacy laws restrict information that can be disclosed regarding student records. Please visit our Profile Sharing page for more information on how to authorize others to access your financial aid and billing information.