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About Our Students & Alumni

At UMGC, we live by the mantra "Students First."

At University of Maryland Global Campus, we specialize in educating working adults like you, so we know how hard you hustle. Work. Family. School. Early mornings, late nights, long days. It’s not easy. You deserve a school that works as hard as you do to help you succeed. That’s why we put our students first in everything we do. Take a look at some facts about UMGC’s large and diverse student body. You may find you have much in common.

  • The average age of stateside undergraduate students is 31.
  • Almost 80 percent of UMGC students work full-time.
  • About 35 percent of UMGC students are employed and have children.
  • More than 60 percent of our worldwide student population are military-affiliated.
  • More than 25 percent of our students are African American.
  • Minority students constitute more than 50 percent of total enrollment.

UMGC Degrees & Enrollment

Here are some quick facts about degrees & enrollment at UMGC.

Taylr K., Palm Bay, FL

Degrees & Certificates
UMGC awarded more than 14,000 degrees and certificates last year.
Source: UMGC Institutional Data | FY 2023
Course Enrollments
UMGC had more than 330,000 course enrollments worldwide last year.
Source: UMGC Institutional Data | FY 2023
STEM Students
UMGC had more than 22,000 students enrolled in a STEM program last year.
Source: UMGC Institutional Data | FY 2023
The options of networking are just absolutely amazing. I'm a part of the Alumni Association. They have events, including virtual events, and they encourage you to participate just to always keep yourself sharp, keep your networking. We are a very strong community—we want to help each other.

Jennifer R. MS in Healthcare Administration


UMGC Alumni: A Global Community

After you graduate, stay connected with fellow alumni, students, and faculty through networking events, volunteer opportunities, and philanthropy. Plus, all UMGC alumni have access to lifetime career services. Our network of alumni is 290,000 strong and growing.

About Our Faculty

Gain insight on UMGC’s faculty of scholar-practitioners and the knowledge they bring to the online classroom. Because of their wide-ranging experience, they can help you understand what types of skills and knowledge are valuable in today's job market.

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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