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Wednesday, Oct 29
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Begin Your UMUC Application

With rolling admissions and start dates throughout the year, UMUC makes it easy to apply any time.

Five Steps to Getting Started

1 Choose a Degree or Certificate

Choose from more than 95 online bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and certificates 1 designed to propel your career forward. Compare academic programs.

2 Review Admission Requirements

Because we value your professional experience, most of our programs do not require standardized test scores. View undergraduate admission requirements or graduate/doctoral admission requirements.

3 Estimate Costs and Payment Options

View tuition and fees and information about financial aid and other ways to pay for your education, including interest-free monthly payment plans, scholarships, and more.

4 Select Your Start Date

Apply now to get started this spring!

Undergraduate Spring Start Dates

  • January 12
  • February 2 or 23
  • March 16

Graduate Spring Start Dates

  • January 12 or 20
  • February 2 or 16
  • April 8 (MBA only)

View the full academic calendar.

5 Apply to UMUC

Begin Your Application

Helpful Documents

It's helpful to have the following information handy:  

  • A copy of your transcripts listing dates of attendance and degree and credits earned.
  • For military students, documents showing your date of separation and status. 

If you don't have these documents, fill out the application to the best of your ability. An admissions counselor will follow up if documentation is needed.

After You Apply

An admissions counselor will review your application within two business days and notify you if any additional documents are needed.

You'll be asked to submit official transcripts electronically or by mail.

After submitting your application, you'll be given access to MyUMUC, where you can check your application status and register for classes after admission.

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Ready to Apply?

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Tips for Military Students

If you are an active-duty servicemember in the Army, you do not need to apply here. Instead, please visit GoArmyEd to apply to UMUC. 

If you are a current UMUC student relocating from UMUC Asia or UMUC Europe, you do not need to apply again. Instead, please complete the divisional transfer form.

We're Here to Help

Contact an advisor for help choosing the right program, estimating costs, exploring payment options, applying for admission, and registering for classes.

About the Application

It's easy to get started with our online application. You can complete your application now, or get started and return later to finish. We'll save your information so you can pick up right where you left off.

Application Fee

After you submit your application for an undergraduate or graduate program, you will be charged a $50 application fee. The application fee for the doctoral program is $100.