Programs that Empower

UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove is located in Rockville, MD in the heart of Montgomery County. With six undergraduate and six graduate programs available, it offers the academic reputation of UMBC in a convenient location with easy access to the government agencies, contractors and major healthcare organizations that call the area home.

Students can begin to claim their future with internships and field placements, as well as the outstanding instruction for which UMBC faculty are known. As one of nine institutions at the Universities at Shady Grove, UMBC is part of a consortium of schools within the University System of Maryland, an arrangement which allows students to explore a wide range of outlooks and opportunities as they complete their UMBC degree.

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Offering Pathways To Your Perfect Career

Apply to UMBC. Complete your degree. Achieve career success.

  • UMBC-Shady Grove provides an affordable and convenient opportunity for students who have begun their studies at any two-year or four-year institution to complete their academic careers in the heart of Montgomery County.
  • At Shady Grove, you’ll become a part of the UMBC network. Through empowered decision making and connections, our community of innovative thought-leaders are ready to reach together with you to achieve your goals.
  • With a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, and internship partners at dozens of cutting edge industries within the greater DC metropolitan region, you'll leave campus ready to claim a bright future in whatever career you choose.
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Events To Inspire

Undergraduate Program Director Open House

Friday, September 17: 1:00 p.m. — Friday, September 17: 2:00 p.m.

The Undergraduate Program Director Open House sessions provide you with an opportunity to meet with our Undergraduate Program Directors to learn more about our programs in computer science, history, political science, psychology, social work and translational life science technology (TLST). We'll review the structure and design of their program, available course offerings, recommended transfer coursework as well as internship and career opportunities and you will have the opportunity to connect with a UMBC-Shady Grove Peer Advisor, a current student who is able to share more about the student experience.

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