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Get started at UMGC with rolling admissions and flexible session dates.

Ready to start the next chapter in your education journey and succeed on your terms at University of Maryland Global Campus? We have all the rules, requirements, and dates outlined so that you can make an informed decision and plan your next success.

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Admission Requirements
Find out about UMGC's open admissions policies.
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Steps to Apply & Get Started
Apply online to UMGC and register for classes in a few easy steps.
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Academic Calendar
View the online academic calendar to get familiar with start dates and registration deadlines at UMGC.
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Learn more about becoming a student at UMGC. Contact an admissions advisor today.

UMGC by the Numbers

With a 10-minute online application, career-focused programs, online and hybrid courses, and a smooth transfer credit process that allows you to get credit for your previous experience, UMGC is made to fit into your schedule.

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Degrees & Certificates
UMGC offers more than 125 degrees and certificates, many in high-demand industries.
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We offer classroom and service locations worldwide, plus online courses wherever you are.
Source: UMGC Institutional Data
Transfer Credits
We accept up to 90 transfer credits for community college courses, work experience, and more.
Source: UMGC Institutional Data

Steps to Apply for Military & Veterans

Whether you're a military servicemember, veteran, or a spouse or dependent child, UMGC makes it easy for you to get started.

Federal Government Employees

Out-of-state Federal employees and their families can qualify for a discounted tuition rate on most programs at UMGC.

Admission Events

Get to know UMGC by registering for an event online or at one of our regional locations.

Contact Us

Our helpful admissions advisors can help you choose an academic program to fit your career goals, estimate your transfer credits, and develop a plan for your education costs that fits your budget. If you’re a current UMGC student, please visit the Help Center.

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