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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.

  • More than 80 percent of UMGC students work full- or part-time.

  • Almost 50 percent of UMGC students are parents.

  • 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.

  • Minority students earned more than 50 percent of all UMGC degrees and certificates awarded in FY 2020.


UMGC Degrees & Enrollment

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

Taylr K., Palm Bay, FL

Degrees and certificates awarded by UMGC last year
Source: UMGC Institutional Data | 2020
Total UMGC course enrollments last year
Source: UMGC Institutional Data | 2020
Students enrolled in UMGC undergraduate or graduate STEM programs
Source: UMGC Institutional Data | 2020
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 263,000 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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