Why Choose UMUC?

At University of Maryland University College, you can achieve your true potential—one class, one semester, one accomplishment at a time. Get ready for your best, most confident self to emerge.

  • A Globally Recognized and Respected Public University: UMUC is accredited and adheres to standards set by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
  • Career-Relevant Academics: From soft skills to industry-specific expertise, we offer degrees, specializations, and certificates, including programs in high-growth fields like cybersecurity and business.
  • Convenient and Flexible Learning Options: With our multiple start dates, on-site courses at bases throughout the command, and thousands of global online courses, you can design a class schedule to fit your busy life.
  • Affordable Tuition and Financing Options: From scholarships to lower tuition rates for members of the military community, we'll find a path that works for your budget.
  • Military-and Veteran-Trusted: Since 1947, we have been serving the military. Our specially trained and dedicated staff can help you navigate benefits, relocations, and other challenges unique to military-affiliated students.

Find out how UMUC can work for you. Complete the form to get more information on our programs, or join us at an upcoming event to learn more.