University of Maryland, Baltimore County Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County ranks better than 57% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County ranks better than 63% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at

We calculated a salary score for each of 's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for UMBC Bachelor's Degrees

ranks higher than 57% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 61% Not Reported $55,964 61%
Anthropology 66% Not Reported $28,674 66%
Area Studies 24% $19,500 $28,236 24%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 45% $22,386 $32,925 45%
Biology, General 19% $21,500 $24,267 19%
Chemical Engineering 49% $26,000 $66,653 49%
Chemistry 67% Not Reported $41,565 67%
Communication and Media Studies 53% $20,500 $33,993 53%
Computer Engineering 60% $22,451 $74,576 60%
Computer Science 56% $20,427 $70,705 56%
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 25% $18,687 $47,846 25%
Dance 54% Not Reported $24,035 54%
Design and Applied Arts 44% $20,250 $33,993 44%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 57% $24,250 $24,035 57%
Economics 52% $19,500 $49,570 52%
English Language and Literature, General 84% $22,500 $35,274 84%
Fine and Studio Arts 48% $20,517 $25,967 48%
Geography and Cartography 25% Not Reported $31,839 25%
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 57% $22,750 $38,621 57%
History 71% $18,750 $34,526 71%
Information Science/Studies 83% $19,740 $63,997 83%
International/Global Studies 56% $18,750 $34,526 56%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 47% $18,937 $28,960 47%
Mathematics 68% $20,500 $51,106 68%
Mechanical Engineering 28% $23,093 $62,129 28%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 72% Not Reported $41,565 72%
Music 82% Not Reported $33,993 82%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 57% $23,250 $34,298 57%
Philosophy 47% Not Reported $29,685 47%
Political Science and Government 69% $21,670 $38,829 69%
Psychology, General 78% $21,500 $33,651 78%
Social Work 91% $21,500 $37,980 91%
Sociology 48% $23,250 $32,284 48%

Salary Scores for Master's Degrees

ranks higher than 79% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 83% Not Reported $91,744 83%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 94% Not Reported $61,516 94%
Curriculum and Instruction 99% Not Reported $90,856 99%
Education, General 40% $37,824 $48,041 40%
History 51% Not Reported $39,369 51%
Information Science/Studies 51% $30,750 $78,488 51%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 95% $30,750 $77,297 95%
Public Policy Analysis 40% Not Reported $57,318 40%
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 45% Not Reported $46,478 45%

University of Maryland, Baltimore County Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Kiki 1/30/2020

I am seeing many reviews complaining about the "lack of party scene." If you want a continuation of high school partying whilst getting by with mediocre grades, there's UMD, Townson, Sailsbury, and Frostburg. UMBC is not the place if your main reason for going to college is to RP American Pie Beta House. Pros: The academics for language majors are truly challenging. Especially the translation courses. Upper level courses are taught in the language, and faculty reach out to students all year round with opportunities... Read More

Meg 7/30/2019

I think from the educational aspect this school is fine, they are a small university and this allows students to get ample opportunity to get involved in extracurricular activities. This also allows students to get to know their professors and take an active role in their education. One big negative is that this school does not take sexual assault seriously. There was a case two years ago of sexual assault that the school brushed off which then came out in the newspaper, the school did not handle it properly... Read More