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    Join Our 50,000+ Military-Affiliated Students

    Join Our 50,000+ Military-Affiliated Students

    Since 1947, University of Maryland Global Campus has specialized in educating military servicemembers and veterans and their family members. We understand the demands and unpredictability of military life. That's why we've designed UMGC to be convenient and flexible for military families. UMGC offers

    • Online and hybrid classes and 140+ classroom and service locations around the world
    • Reduced tuition rates for the military—Tuition Assistance covers up to 100 percent of undergraduate tuition
    • The credibility of a degree from an accredited public state university and member of the University System of Maryland

    Study at a Respected State University

    Study at a Respected State University

    UMGC is a respected and accredited public state university that offers more than 90 degrees, specializations, and certificates that are designed to fit into the busy lives of working professionals.

    • Military Times ranked UMGC No. 1 Best for Vets in its 2018 survey of online and nontraditional colleges and universities.
    • Military Advanced Education & Transition named UMGC a Top School in its 2018 Guide to Colleges & Universities.
    • U.S. Veterans Magazine ranked UMGC among the Best of the Best: Top Veteran-Friendly Schools in 2017.
    • The World Affairs Council named UMGC the 2015 Educator of the Year.

    UMGC is also a member of the highly respected University System of Maryland.

    UMUC Is Now UMGC

    UMUC Is Now UMGC

    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is now University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC). We were founded more than 70 years ago specifically to serve the higher education needs of working adults and servicemembers. Today, we continue our global tradition with online and hybrid courses, more than 140 classroom and service locations worldwide, and more than 90 degrees, certificates, and specializations backed by the reputation of a state university and the University System of Maryland.

    Study at a University with a History of Service

    Study at a University with a History of Service

    On U.S. soil and abroad, on large bases and installations, we have steadfastly served the U.S. Armed Forces since 1947. No one can match our experience and dedication in educating active-duty servicemembers, reservists, and members of the National Guard. At UMGC, we offer

    • Dedicated military and veterans advisors who can assist you in navigating your benefits and other payment options, and help you plot your academic and career paths
    • Classes online, at military locations nationwide and around the world, and at more than 20 locations in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.
    • Unparalleled student services, including tutoring, mentoring, 24/7 technical support, and more

    Explore Ways to Make Your Degree Affordable

    Explore Ways to Make Your Degree Affordable

    We are committed to helping you find ways to meet, manage, and lower your education costs. You can explore the following options:

    • A reduced tuition rate for military servicemembers and their families1
    • Scholarships, Federal financial aid, loans, and grants for those who qualify
    • Our interest-free monthly payment plan
    • No-cost electronic resources that have replaced textbooks in nearly every course
    • Tuition assistance and/or veterans education benefits for those who qualify
    • A discount for eligible Federal employees and their spouses and dependents

    Plus, you can fast-track your bachelor’s degree by transferring up to 90 credits for prior education, military training, and work experience.