A Military-Friendly State University Serving Military Spouses and Families

University of Maryland University College is a state university with a rich history of educating military servicemembers, their spouses, and their families, dating back to World War II.

We understand the demands and unpredictability of military life. That's why we've designed UMUC to be convenient and flexible for military families.

Your UMUC education is portable. You can study online or choose from 150 worldwide locations in the U.S., Europe and Asia. And our reduced tuition rate for military family members makes a college education more affordable.

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Transfer More Credits

You can fast-track your degree at UMUC with our flexible transfer credit policies. You may be able to translate the knowledge you gained from work, community, and volunteer activities into college credit.

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Start Whenever You're Ready

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


classroom and student services
locations worldwide


regional locations for on-site classes in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia


how much more you could earn over your life with a bachelor's degree 1

Online Events and Webinars

Online Open House: MBA Program

Tuesday, Sep 9
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Webinar: UMUC for Military Students

Wednesday, Sep 10
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Online Open House: MBA Program

Tuesday, Sep 16
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On-Site Events

Military Open House at Norfolk Naval Station

Monday, Sep 8
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Military Open House at Aberdeen Proving Ground

Tuesday, Sep 9
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Military Open House at Fort Meade

Tuesday, Sep 9
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1 Source: "The College Payoff," Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2011.