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UMUC is now University of Maryland Global Campus

We've changed our name to better communicate who we are: a state university with a global reach. University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is now University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC). At UMGC, we serve working adults like you with online programs you can complete no matter where life takes you. Plus, we have more than 170 classroom and service locations throughout the world to help ensure your success.

Earn a Bachelor's or Master's at University of Maryland Global Campus

At UMGC, you can choose from a wide range of online programs in high-demand fields, each backed by the reputation of a respected state university that was founded for working adults more than 70 years ago. We offer more than 90 degrees, concentrations, specializations, and certificates that provide career-relevant skills in areas like:

  • Business & Management
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Analytics
  • Education & Teaching
  • Healthcare & Science
  • IT & Computer Science
  • Liberal Arts & Communications
  • Public Safety

Get the Support You Need

We're with you every step of the way—today through graduation day and every day after that. We provide the necessary student services and support to help you succeed. The following resources are available to you:

  • Personalized advising with qualified academic advisors, tutors, and mentors
  • 70+ employer alliances
  • Online writing feedback and 24-hour tech support
  • Access to the University System of Maryland online library system
  • Academic clubs and honors societies

Share in Our Rich Military Heritage

We have been serving the higher education needs of the U.S. Armed Forces since 1947. Today, we enroll more than 50,000 active-duty military servicemembers, reservists, veterans, and their family members, and we boast the following accolades:

  • Military Times ranked UMGC as the top public university in its 2020 Best for Vets survey of online and nontraditional colleges and universities
  • Military Times ranked UMGC as the No. 4 cybersecurity program in the United States for 2018

Explore Ways to Make Your Degree Affordable

We are committed to helping you find ways to meet, manage, and lower your education costs. Just last year, UMGC awarded $15 million in scholarship funds to our students. But that's not all. We offer several options to help you save time and money. These include:

  • No-cost digital resources that have replaced textbooks for nearly every course
  • Accepting up to 70 credits from approved two-year schools and community colleges and 90 credits from approved four-year colleges and universities
  • Federal financial aid, loans, grants, and scholarships available for those who qualify
  • Our interest-free monthly payment plan
  • Tuition assistance and/or veterans education benefits for those who qualify
  • Employer discounts for eligible employees and their spouses and dependents through alliances with public and private sector organizations


Effective July 1, 2019, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) changed its name to University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC).

UMGC is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.