Financial Aid

UMBC’s Financial Aid & Scholarships Office, located at Library Pondside, provides assistance with FAFSA and other scholarships or grants that may be available to you to help fund your education. For more information contact the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office at 410-455-2387.

UMBC offers both need and merit-based aid.  To be considered for federal, state and institutional financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and include UMBC (code 002105).  The FAFSA is available October 1 for the upcoming academic year.  Complete your FAFSA by February 14 for priority consideration.  For additional information and timelines, visit:

Additional information about federal student aid can be found on the Department of Education’s webpage.