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Freshman Admission Deadline: April 1

Applications received after this date will be considered only if space remains in the freshman class and if the applicant is of exceptional merit. Learn more about the application process.

Your future starts here.

At UB, you'll come face to face with Knowledge That Works.

Our career-focused classes are taught by industry experts who care about your success. And with the help of our Career and Professional Development Center, you can put your learning to the test through real-world experience.

At the University of Baltimore, your final college semester's tuition is free

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Your final semester's tuition is free.

At UB, you'll get the personalized, hands-on education you typically find at expensive private colleges for a fraction of the cost. Our Finish4Free program provides a tuition-free final semester for students who are on track to graduate in four years. Incoming freshmen are also automatically considered for up to $28,000 in merit-based scholarships for four years of enrollment.


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You choose where you live, eat and play. At UB, there are no dorms or dining plans. We can help you find an apartment nearby, but the decision is up to you. On campus, there are more than 70 student organizations for you to further your academics, hobbies and other passions—or find a new one. Learn more about the freshman experience at UB.


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It’s easy to see why Baltimore is rated one of the top 10 major U.S. cities to attend college. Restaurants, museums and nightlife are just steps away from campus, and a free, 10-minute bus takes you downtown to the Inner Harbor, where career connections are waiting.

Accelerate your learning.

It's never too early to start planning ahead. Depending on your major, it may be possible to graduate with multiple degrees sooner, saving you both time and money.

  • If you plan to earn a graduate degree, you may be eligible to take up to 9 graduate credits that apply to both your undergraduate and master's degrees through one of our accelerated options.
  • If you're interested in law, it's possible to finish your undergraduate and law degrees in just six years through our Law School Early Entry option.

For more information, contact your admission counselor.

meet our STUDENTS

  • University of Baltimore freshman student, Crystle: Community Studies and Civic Engagement major

    Major: Community Studies and Civic Engagement

    “I love learning at UB because my education goes beyond the classroom. I've gained hands-on involvement with local nonprofit organizations in the community.”

  • University of Baltimore freshman student, Jacqueline: Digital Communication major

    Major: Digital Communication

    “I did get accepted to big universities but financial reasons stood as a major obstacle. … I started considering [the] University of Baltimore and today I couldn’t be gladder. I am getting the same courses I would get at a big school for a more affordable cost.”

  • University of Baltimore freshman student, Chance: Government and Public Policy major

    Major: Government and Public Policy

    "I think UB was the best choice for me because I can balance both work and school."

  • University of Baltimore freshman student, Taylor: Business Administration - Accounting major

    Major: Business Administration - Accounting

    “My time at UB has been the most unforgettable experience of my life thus far. I've been able to not only create dreams I originally thought impossible, but also achieve those dreams. This experience wouldn't have been possible without the resources provided to me through various scholarships, and I will be forever grateful.”

  • University of Baltimore student, Emily: Entrepreneurship Fellows Program

    Major: Entrepreneurship Fellows Program

    "I chose UB because I liked how everyone has close relationship among students and staff, and I liked small classes that allow students to have closer relationship with professors."

Helpful Information

Offices of Admission
Academic Center, Room 117
1420 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Office Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturdays (first and third): 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Check Your Application Status
You can check your application status, review and update your information, or submit any documents through MyUB.

Last Published 9/21/15