Active-Duty Military Tuition Rates
Tuition Rates

Affordable Tuition

UMUC offers military students the affordability of a state university with the convenience of online or on-site study.

Whether you're pushing for a promotion or planning for a career after you separate from the armed forces, we can help you meet the cost of earning a degree.

Not only do we offer undergraduate military servicemembers reduced tuition rates, but you can also take advantage of additional military educational benefits, financial aid, scholarships, and payment options to cover books or graduate study if you're eligible. 

Contact our specially trained military advisors. They'll help you get you started.

Tuition Rates Spring 2017 Fall 2016
Active-duty military 1 $250 per credit $250 per credit
Selected Reserve $250 per credit $250 per credit
National Guard $250 per credit $250 per credit
Maryland National Guard 2 $125 per credit $125 per credit
Tuition Rates Winter/Spring 2017 Fall 2016
Active-duty military (standard master's degrees) 1 $458 per credit $458 per credit
Selected Reserve (standard master's degrees) $458 per credit $458 per credit
National Guard (standard master's degrees) $458 per credit $458 per credit
MBA, cyber security, and data analytics
master's degrees
$694 per credit $694 per credit
Doctor of Management $1,087 per credit $1,087 per credit

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The tuition and fees listed throughout this site are those in effect at the time of publication but are subject to change. Please see the USM residency policy for specific details on eligibility for various tuition rates.

1 Members of the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are eligible for the UMUC undergraduate and graduate military tuition rates.

2 Contact a military advisor to confirm eligibility for this reduced rate for members of the Maryland National Guard pursuing an undergraduate degree.

3 Source: "Good Jobs Are Back: College Graduates Are First in Line," Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2015.

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