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Students & Graduates

Program Benefits
  • Up to 25% Discount
    on Out-of-State Tuition
  • $50 Savings
    with App Fee Waiver
  • UMGC Credits
    for Courses


Earn credit for your coursework!

You can take advantage of several education benefits thanks to the University of Maryland Global education alliance. Earn UMGC credit for courses taken at, save up to 25 percent on out-of-state tuition for most UMGC programs, and get your $50 application fee waived when you apply as a new student.

UMGC will award transfer credit to students and graduates who successfully complete eligible courses. Your transcripts from allow UMGC to verify your eligibility for a tuition discount and earn transfer credit.

Tuition Discount Details

This discount will be applied to out-of-state tuition for eligible students in most programs.* This discount cannot be combined with certain scholarships or discount programs, including the Maryland Completion Scholarship, the Military New Graduate Student Savings Program, the Alumni Succeed Again Scholarship, and the discount for out-of-state community college alliances. Discounted tuition rates may not fall below the standard in-state rate or any special tuition rate offered to eligible activity-duty military servicemembers, their spouses, or dependents.

Course Equivalencies

Choose from more than 200 college credit courses at Transfer up to 90 credits to UMGC. For a listing of courses and their UMGC equivalents, view these Course Equivalencies or visit the UMGC page on

As of April 1, 2024, the course ‘History 311: The Holocaust and World War II’ will change from 3 lower-level credits to 3 upper-level credits.

As of April 1, 2024, the course ‘Business 318: Management Ethics’ will change from 3 upper-level credits to 3 lower-level credits.

As of May 1, 2024, the course ‘Psychology 302: Cognitive Psychology’ will change from 3 upper-level credits to 3 lower-level credits.

These equivalencies are subject to change without notice. Please contact a UMGC academic advisor at or call (800) 888-8682 to confirm equivalency before enrolling in any courses.

The UMGC Experience

We offer the best of both worlds—a convenient online education from a respected state university. Our career-focused degree and certificate programs are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a more valued member of the team. Plus, our courses are specifically created to be delivered within a fully collaborative online classroom that prepares your employees with skills and knowledge.

Get Started and Register

It’s easy to get started. Whether you're focused on advancing your career or continuing your education, UMGC offers the ideal program to help you reach your goal.


Apply for admission to UMGC: Complete the online application for admission. It typically takes about 10 minutes. Be sure to select your employer or organization on the application form.


Submit proof of attendance: You must submit proof of eligibility—such as an unofficial transcript—from that clearly states your name and the dates attended. E-mail copies of these items to


Earn credit for your education and eligible experience: Submit your official transcripts from any previous institutions of higher education, including Your transcripts from allow you to verify your eligibility for a tuition discount and earn transfer credit. You may continue to submit your transcripts as you complete courses for UMGC to evaluate transfer credit.

When you’re finished taking courses, request your official transcript by logging into your account, visiting "My Courses, " then clicking on "Request Transcripts." For questions regarding this process, please contact


Register for classes: Once you're admitted to UMGC, you will receive a student ID (EmplID) so you can register for courses online. Check the schedule of classes to view courses, and then register for classes online using the MyUMGC Student Portal.

Contact Us

Get all of the information you need to begin your undergraduate or graduate program at University of Maryland Global Campus. Please complete and submit the form below. Complete this form to have an advisor contact you.

Personal Information

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* The tuition discount will not be applied to the following graduate programs and related courses: Master of Business Administration; Master of Science in data analytics; Master of Science in digital forensics and cyber investigation; Master of Science in cybersecurity management and policy; Master of Science in cybersecurity technology; graduate certificates in business analytics, cybersecurity management and policy, cybersecurity technology, and digital forensics and cyber investigation; all doctoral programs; and select legacy programs. The tuition discount will apply beginning in the term in which you notify UMGC of your eligibility. Tuition discounts will not be applied to previous terms.

Additional discounts may be available for Federal employees and their spouses and eligible dependents. Undergraduate and standard graduate program tuition for students who meet the criteria for Maryland residency will be the applicable in-state rate. Tuition for active-duty military; members of the Selected Reserves, National Guard, and the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and the spouses and dependents of these student groups will be the applicable military or specialty rate. If you are a student using Post 9/11 benefits, please contact an advisor at 800-939-8682 to determine if you can apply both benefits.