See: Admissions Information
DO I NEED A CAR?
See: UMBC Transit Website
Being a graduate student is a full-time job; expect to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, depending on the specific requirements of your advisor.
See: IES website
See: UMBC Graduate School Essentials website
See: Graduate Catalog and Handbook site
It typically takes 4-6 years to complete a PhD, depending largely on the progress of the research project.
Register for classes as soon as possible then obtain a parking pass through your MyUMBC account. Parking services can provide you with maps to clearly indicate where you can park. Prior to obtaining a parking permit, metered parking is available for visitors.
Many students maintain out of state registration, but if you become a permanent resident of Maryland, you must register your vehicle and obtain a Maryland driver’s license.