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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VetSuccess on Campus
Brings the VA to UMUC

UMUC has been selected by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to participate in VetSuccess on Campus. Two VA counselors are available on-site at UMUC to help students be successful in college and secure rewarding careers.

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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


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 2
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Online Open House: MBA Program

Tuesday, Sep 9
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Webinar: UMUC for Military Students

Wednesday, Sep 10
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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.