University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Acceptance Rate and Admission Requirements... At the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) you are guaranteed 100% safety. There are security services like the 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, late night transport or escort service. You get to enjoy lighted pathways or sidewalks, and access to the dormitory (key, security card, etc.) is controlled. You are also allowed to use your own car on campus. About 76 percent of UMBC students have cars.