University of Maryland University College offers you the best of both worlds: the reputation and affordable tuition of a state university paired with the convenience of online study.

We know finances are a big factor in our students' lives, which is why we offer so many ways to save and affordable tuition rates. Let us help you put together a plan to invest in your education and career.

We'll help you find ways to finance your education, including federal financial aid for those who qualify, our interest-free monthly payment plan, and employer tuition assistance.

Ways to Save on Your Education

  • Major savings on textbooks: At UMUC, we've replaced nearly every textbook with no-cost electronic course materials that are tailored to each course.
  • Reduced tuition for Maryland residents: Maryland residents receive low in-state tuition rates at UMUC. Find out if you could qualify as a Maryland resident.
  • Reduced tuition for military servicemembers and families: Military servicemembers and their spouses and dependents may be eligible for reduced military rates for most UMUC programs and can use Tuition Assistance toward a degree.
  • Scholarships: UMUC offers more than 100 scholarships, including need-based and merit-based awards. Plus, with the Completion Scholarship for Maryland community college graduates, you can turn an associate's into a bachelor's for $12,000 or less.
  • Discounts for federal employees: Federal employees can qualify for a 25 percent discount on out-of-state tuition rates for most UMUC programs. Find out more about the discount for federal employees.
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Alumna Victoria Kelly shares how securing financial aid was easier than she thought.

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Gregory Barber Student Alum Cyber Security

One of the reasons I did choose UMUC was because the cost of the courses was very reasonable compared to some of the other universities. That made a difference.

Gregory Barber

Veteran, Air Force

Master of Business Administration
Cybersecurity Management and Policy Master's Degree

Explore Financial Aid in Depth

More information about grants, loans, scholarships, and other financial aid options, as well as financial aid policies, is available in Financial Aid in the Current Students section. Or visit UMUC Europe or UMUC Asia for information on financial aid, tuition, and payment options for overseas students.