Thanks to a first-of-its-kind agreement with the Office of Personnel Management, Federal employees and their spouses and eligible dependents have access to higher education opportunities at University of Maryland University College at a discounted tuition rate through the Federal Education and Development (FED) Program.

Federal employees and their spouses and dependents may be eligible for a 25 percent discount on out-of-state tuition for most programs or a 5 percent tuition discount on specialty graduate programs. Plus, all new applicants can receive a waiver of the $50 UMUC application fee. Find out if you are eligible for the Federal discount.

Choose from a variety of academic programs, including IT, human resources, program auditing, contract management, cyber security, and more.

More Information for Federal Employees

Read about our discount for Federal employees.

Follow these steps to get started applying and enrolling at UMUC.

Learn how much you can save on a degree from UMUC with the FED Program.

Find out why UMUC is a great choice for Federal employees.

Benefit from UMUC's 65+ Years of Experience

We offer the best of both worlds—a convenient online education from a respected state university.

Resources for Training Officers

We've collected information and materials to help you fully implement the UMUC Federal Education and Development Program at your agency and guide your employees to programs that can improve their job performance and build their career potential.

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