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University of Maryland University College has steadfastly served the U.S. armed forces since 1947. No one can match our experience and dedication in serving you.

We Understand Military Challenges

We offer flexible academic programs and tailored support. We make starting school and earning your degree as streamlined and frustration-free as possible, which starts with our reduced military tuition rate for military servicemembers, spouses, and select dependents. And no matter where you may be, a UMUC degree can help you get started or get ahead in a rewarding career.

Top 5 Reasons to Choose UMUC

Today, we enroll more than 50,000 military servicemembers, veterans, and military family members. Here are five reasons why you should join them.

  1. Respect for the military and veterans: Nationally recognized as a military- and veteran-trusted university, UMUC understands military life and is at the ready to empower you to succeed.
  2. Global footprint: With 140+ worldwide locations, dedicated staff and faculty on bases throughout the United States, and 20+ locations in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia, UMUC is a leading provider of education services to the U.S. armed forces, veterans, and their families.
  3. Flexible learning formats: We offer 90+ degrees, specializations, and certificates entirely online, plus 28 locations in the United States offering on-site and hybrid classes, and on-site classes overseas in Europe and Asia.
  4. Regional accreditation: As a regionally accredited university, UMUC adheres to standards set by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, one of six regional accreditation agencies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  5. University System of Maryland membership: UMUC is one of the 12 member institutions of the renowned University System of Maryland.

When I came across UMUC, I felt at home and very much at ease knowing that I can [learn] anywhere in the world, and they are also military family–trusted.

Jennifer Aguilar

Military Spouse

English Bachelor's Degree

More Great Reasons to Join UMUC

Read about UMUC's awards and military affiliations.

Learn how our specially trained faculty and staff are here to serve you.

Meet UMUC's military and veteran students.

Terry Bowie Student Alum Business Management

UMUC has a very good track record when it comes to military and veteran students…. They’ve been involved and active with military and veteran students for many, many years. I really didn’t even consider any other options.

Terry Bowie

Veteran, Air Force

Business Administration Bachelor's Degree

Vice President