Creating Moments. Building Your Future.

Creating Moments. Building Your Future.

Start Building a Better Future

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Professionals who hold at least a bachelor's degree earn more money,1 can choose from a larger job pool,2 and enjoy greater job security3 than those who don't. UMUC offers a wide range of online undergraduate and graduate programs tailored to the latest workplace trends, so you can start building professional value with your first class.

Stand out with a degree from an accredited and respected state university. Our programs are tailored to fit into your life and make it possible to pursue a respected degree that can help you advance personally and grow your career. Ready to get started? Apply now.

A Reputation You Can Trust

  • Member of the University System of Maryland: We offer the credibility of a degree from state university and member of the University System of Maryland.
  • Regionally accredited: We're accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
  • Ranked among "Best for Vets" in 2017: Earn your degree from a university with a reputation for excellence—Military Times ranked UMUC among its "Best for Vets" colleges in its annual survey of online and non-traditional colleges and universities.4

A University that Puts Students First

  • Great ways to pay: Meet, manage, or lower your education costs with scholarships, financial aid for those who qualify, military benefits, and other financing and payment options.
  • Discounted tuition for federal employees: Federal employees and their spouses and dependents save up to 25 percent on out-of-state tuition and specialty graduate programs.5
  • Transfer credits for prior learning: Up to 90 undergraduate transfer credits for your prior college coursework and military experience and training, saving you time and money.
  • Scholarships for community college graduates: Eligible Maryland community college graduates can earn a bachelor's degree for $12,000 or less.

A Military-Friendly School

  • Military advising: Work with a dedicated military or veterans advisor who can help you navigate your benefits and other payment options and secure our reduced military tuition rate for undergraduates.
  • Online and hybrid classes: Take advantage of hybrid classes that meet the VA's requirements for in-residence training and may qualify you for full monthly housing payments under the Post-9/11 GI Bill®.6
  • Resources for veterans: Benefit from a wide range of resources specifically for veterans, including VetSuccess on Campus and the Veterans Resource Center; a one-stop shop designed to give you the support you need to succeed in school and in your career.

Three Steps to Getting Started at UMUC

  1. Apply now. (Be sure to review our undergraduate and graduate admission requirements.)
  2. Work with an advisor to find the right program for you and explore ways to pay for your education.
  3. Select your start date and begin building your future.