A Military-Friendly State University

University of Maryland University College is a state university with a rich history of educating the armed forces that dates back to World War II. Today, we offer classes and student services at 150 worldwide locations and online.

No college can match our experience and dedication in educating active-duty troops, reservists, and members of the National Guard.

We understand the military and the demands of your job. Our dedicated military advising teams, experienced military leadership, and military-friendly faculty are here to serve you.

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Combine Tuition Assistance
with Top-Up or Financial Aid

Our military advisors can help you find ways to lower your education costs with options such as TA, veterans education benefits, and financial aid. 

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education costs at UMUC

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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and upcoming start dates

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Quick Facts

41K

members of the armed forces choose UMUC each year for higher education

150+

classroom and student services locations worldwide

62%

of active-duty students transfer more than 30 credits

Online Events and Webinars

Webinar: Transfer Made Simple for Community College Students

Wednesday, Sep 24
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Webinar: UMUC for Military Students

Wednesday, Sep 24
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Open House at Quantico

Monday, Oct 6
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On-Site Events

Open House at Hagerstown

Saturday, Sep 27
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Military Open House at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling

Tuesday, Sep 30
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Military Open House at Joint Base Andrews

Wednesday, Oct 1
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