Graduate Admission Information
Step-by-Step Application Process
STEP 1: CONTACT A UMUC ENROLLMENT SPECIALIST
If you are a new or prospective student, a UMUC enrollment specialist can provide information about:
- Admission Criteria
- All program-specific requirements. Please see individual degree programs for listing of requirements.
- Ways to Pay for Your Education
To speak with an enrollment specialist, call 800-888-UMUC (8682), or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
STEP 2: SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION FORM
Applications for admission are accepted throughout the year. All applications must be completed in full and are assessed an application fee at the time of submission.
An online application form is available. It is the easiest and fastest way to apply!
Who should apply:
Students who have not registered for classes at UMUC in the past two years
Important Hints for Completing the Electronic Application
Collect all your information before you begin your application.
Once you submit, you will be charged a non-refundable application fee of $50 for graduate programs or $100 for the doctoral program.
Doctor of Management and Master of Arts in Teaching Admission Requirements
Please note that Doctor of Management and Master of Arts in Teaching applicants may use this online application, but will need to submit additional documentation. Visit Doctorate of Management Admission Requirements and Deadlines or Master of Arts in Teaching Admission Requirements for more information.
If you have any questions as you are completing the application, please contact us at 800-888-UMUC (8682) or via e-mail at email@example.com.
You should receive a confirmation page immediately after your application is submitted. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact us at 800-888-UMUC (8682). After receiving your application, an admissions representative will review your information.
When your admissions application has been processed, you will receive your self-service (MyUMUC) login information via e-mail. If you did not supply payment with the application you will be able to do so through MyUMUC self-service.
STEP 3: SUBMITTING TRANSCRIPTS
You must submit an official transcript indicating completion of at least a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited and degree-granting university or college. You are responsible for submitting all documentation needed for an admissions decision. When you receive your self-service login, please visit MyUMUC and check your MyToDo list. It will include all items needed for completing the admissions process. You will also receive a letter if you are missing necessary information.
You may fax any missing immigration documentation, military orders, or demographic information to 240-684-2153. Please put this to the attention of Graduate Admissions.
If you are requesting an electronic transcript be sent directly to UMUC from your previous institution, please have them sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you need to submit official transcripts, official test scores, or evaluations of international coursework please send them to:
UMUC Graduate Admissions
3501 University Blvd. East
Adelphi, MD 20783 USA
Please note that Graduate Admissions will be responsible for obtaining UMUC transcripts, provided you tell us where and when the coursework or degree was completed.
STEP 4: RECEIVING AN ADMISSION DECISION
- A final admission decision will be made once all documentation has been received. You should receive confirmation by mail. You can also check your admissions status via MyUMUC. If you have any questions, please contact us at 800-888-UMUC (8682).