Learn About the Transfer Student Alliance (TSA)
University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is known for attracting highly motivated students - eager learners who get involved in their education. A top research university with a national reputation, UMBC is a place where undergraduates have easy access to professors working on the cutting edge of their disciplines. Every student has access to exceptional resources, stimulating teachers, and individual attention.
The Transfer Student Alliance (TSA) is for students who begin their college education at Montgomery College with plans to transfer to UMBC to complete a four-year degree. MC students who have completed 12 credits with a minimum 3.2 GPA are eligible for consideration for the TSA program.
For more information, please see the UMBC TSA Website.
TSA Benefits for Students at MC
TSA Benefits for Students Ready to Transfer
Guaranteed transfer admission to UMBC.
A $1,500 merit scholarship for each of two years of full-time study.
TSA Eligibility Requirements
How To Apply
After completion of 12 credits at MC with a cumulative 3.2 GPA, students can apply for the TSA program by completing the following steps:
The TSA program is intended for students in their first year of study at MC. Students with fewer than 30 credits are eligible to apply. However, you must have at least 12 credits at MC with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 in order to be considered for admission into the TSA program.
Enrollment forms for the TSA Program are accepted on a rolling basis. For participation in the program benefits, please be sure to submit the TSA Enrollment Form.
TSA Application Deadlines
Students who anticipate having at least 12 credits and a cumulative 3.2 GPA by the end of the current semester should apply by:
January 1 to participate in program benefits for the following spring semester.
May 1 for the following fall semester.
TSA Program Requirements
To complete the TSA program, students must:
REMEMBER: Students who have successfully completed the TSA program are guaranteed admission to UMBC.
Transfer To UMBC
After completing the TSA program, complete the following steps to transfer to UMBC:
Meet with your counselor
at Montgomery College.
For more information on the Transfer Student Alliance, please contact:
Mito Espinoza, Assistant Director of Transfer Student Recuitment, Admissions and Partnerships
At UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove:
Chelsea Moyer, Program Coordinator
At Montgomery College:
Germantown Counseling: 240-567-7734
Rockville Counseling: 240-567-5063
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Counseling: 240-567-1480
MC Transfer Information Website
UMBC Resources for Transfer Students
UMBC Undergraduate Catalog
UMBC Schedule of Classes
UMBC Majors Offered
UMBC Information for Current Students