A Veteran-Friendly State University

University of Maryland University College is a state university with a rich history of educating military veterans. In addition to our online learning formats, we offer 20+ regional locations in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia with hybrid and on-site classes.

We're here to help you transition back to college, select the right degree for your career goals, pursue all available veterans education benefits, financial aid, scholarships, and other payment options, and fast-track your degree with transfer credits for your military experience.

Our dedicated veterans advising teams, experienced military leadership, and veteran‑friendly faculty are here to support you.

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A Respected Degree
Recognized by Employers

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Veterans Resource
Center at UMUC

The Veterans Resource Center offers separating servicemembers, veterans, and their families a complete inventory of timely information, insight, and support to help make informed decisions for a successful transition to civilian life.

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How to Get Started
with Your Education

If you're ready to start using your veterans benefits to earn a degree, we're here to help. We've outlined the steps to get started at UMUC and how to request benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Quick Facts


veterans, military servicemembers, and their families study at UMUC


employers have partnered with UMUC to educate students


the value of a college degree has doubled over the past three decades 1

Online Events and Webinars


Tuesday, Oct 25 | 7-8 p.m.


Wednesday, Oct 26 | 6-7 p.m.

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On-Site Events

Shady Grove

Saturday, Oct 29 | 9 a.m.-noon

Academic Center at Largo

Wednesday, Nov 2 | 4-7 p.m.

Academic Center at Largo

Friday, Nov 4 | 1-4:30 p.m.

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1 Source: "Is College Worth It? Clearly, New Data Say," The New York Times, 2014.