If you've earned an associate degree from a Maryland community college, you are guaranteed admission to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). AACC works closely with UMBC to offer graduates a seamless, flexible and affordable transfer process. Here are a few of the advantages to starting at AACC:
Because admission to UMBC may be competitive, UMBC's Office of Undergraduate Admission will retain the final authority in all admission decision.
UMBC’s Transfer Student Alliance (TSA) is open to students currently enrolled at all community colleges across Maryland after completing 12 credits or more in good academic standing.
Some of the benefits include:
These scholarships are awarded exclusively to community college transfers:
You can learn more about these and other scholarships, as well as their application requirements, on the UMBC Transfer Scholarships webpage. AACC has more than 200 scholarships that require one simple application! Additionally, transfer students may be eligible to apply for one of the nine transfer-specific scholarships listed here. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required for all scholarship applications awarded through a college.
UMBC offers several academic programs. AACC and UMBC have developed transfer agreements and select transfer guides to ensure that you transfer successfully. If your program or major is not listed, you can work with a transfer advisor at AACC to create a custom transfer plan.
The transfer agreements listed below assist students transferring from AACC to UMBC to complete a bachelor's degree. The list is organized by AACC major. The select transfer guides help specify which AACC courses you should take if you're planning to transfer to UMBC for one of the listed majors.