A Military-Friendly State University

University of Maryland University College is a state university with a rich history of educating the armed forces that dates back to World War II. Today, we offer classes and student services at 140+ worldwide locations and online.

No college can match our experience and dedication in educating active-duty troops, reservists, and members of the National Guard.

We understand the military and the demands of your job. Our dedicated military advising teams, experienced military leadership, and military-friendly faculty are here to serve you.

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Our military advisors can help you find ways to lower your education costs with options such as TA, veterans education benefits, and financial aid. 

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education costs at UMUC

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UMUC gives you the flexibility you need with rolling admissions, multiple start dates each term, and convenient eight-week undergraduate sessions.

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Quick Facts


members of the armed forces choose UMUC each year for higher education


classroom and student services locations worldwide


of active-duty students transfer more than 30 credits