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T-Mobile: Save on Tuition at UMGC with Smart Track™

Program Benefits
  • Up to 18 Credits Per Year
    at No Cost with Smart Track
  • $291 Per Credit
    for Additional Courses
  • $50 Savings
    with App Fee Waiver
  • $15 Per Credit Savings
    with Tech Fee Waiver


Learn about the savings and support offered through the Smart Track program.

T-Mobile has teamed up with Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions® and University of Maryland Global Campus to provide you with an achievable and affordable path to a bachelor's degree or undergraduate certificate. The Bright Horizons Smart Track™ program offers reduced pricing and waived application and technology fees for undergraduate degree programs.

Explore Smart Track Program Benefits

Eligible T-Mobile employees who enroll in an online program at UMGC through Smart Track will have access to

  • Online bachelor's degrees and undergraduate certificates in some of today's most in-demand fields
    • Please confirm T-Mobile's tuition policy covers certificate programs prior to enrolling
  • Up to 18 undergraduate credits at no cost to you per calendar year
    • $291 per credit for additional courses
    • $15 per credit savings with tech fee waiver for additional courses
  • $50 in savings with the UMGC application fee waiver
  • A career-focused curriculum you can complete entirely online
  • Enrollment support, including a virtual, streamlined admissions process that does not require the SAT®1 or ACT
  • A full suite of student services, including tutoring and mentoring
  • Flexible transfer credit policies so you can earn your degree faster

Eligibility Details

To be eligible for Smart Track, you must be

  • Eligible for T-Mobile's tuition assistance
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree or certificate at UMGC

Tuition and Billing for Smart Track Students

Under the Smart Track Program, T-Mobile will cover a maximum of $5,250 per calendar year for undergraduate courses, calculated at a reduced tuition rate of $291 per credit. With the special Smart Track tuition, this means you will be able to take up to 18 credits per year at no cost to you. You will be responsible for any charges not covered by T-Mobile at the reduced Smart Track rate.

If you enroll in Smart Track, you must complete the EdAssist Letter of Credit for each term. Until this form is received and processed, you will be responsible for any charges.

Special Discount Program

Even if you’re not eligible for Smart Track, you, your spouse, and your legal dependents may be eligible to receive a discount of up to 25 percent on out-of-state tuition for all undergraduate and standard graduate programs thanks to UMGC’s alliance with Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions.

If you are enrolled in Smart Track, your spouse, and your legal dependents may still take advantage of the up to 25 percent out-of-state tuition discount. If you are not eligible for or choose not to enroll in Smart Track, you can still take advantage of the discount program for eligible employees. However, you cannot leave the Smart Track program and receive discounts within the same calendar year.

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.

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 & Register for Smart Track

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.


Earn credit for your education and eligible experience: Submit your official transcripts from any previous institutions of higher education.


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.


Complete the EdAssist tuition application: Complete and submit the Tuition Assistance Application to EdAssist after enrolling in UMGC courses. In addition, you must submit your grades to EdAssist at the completion of each course. You may access your grades in your MyUMGC Student Portal. Students are encouraged to refer to their company's tuition assistance policy for policy details.


Provide your letter of credit: Submit a Letter of Credit to When requesting a letter of credit for the Smart Track program, please be sure to use the rate of $291 per credit. This rate only applies to undergraduate programs. You must select "U of Maryland Global Campus Smart Track Program" when completing your form.

For Non-Smart Track Students Only

If you are not eligible for the Smart Track program but would still like to verify your eligibility for the standard discount program, complete a tuition benefits verification form for each term that you plan to enroll in courses. Be sure to fill out the proper form. UMGC has a separate verification form for employees/members and spouses/dependents.


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.