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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
3 Estimate Costs and Payment Options
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)
5 Apply to UMUC
Begin Your Application
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.
1 View gainful employment disclosures for certificates.
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.
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.