At University of Maryland Global Campus, students come first in everything we do. We are a university designed around the needs of busy professionals. We understand that you'll be balancing work and family life with your education. We understand that pursuing your degree will be an investment both of your time and your finances. That's why UMGC strives to make earning your degree as convenient, flexible, and affordable as possible.

You won't have to wait for graduation to start seeing the impact of your education. At UMGC, we specialize in helping students like you gain knowledge that can increase your professional value, giving you the confidence you need to move your career forward. It starts with your very first class.

And as one of the largest public universities in the country, we are proud to have an expansive network of accomplished alumni.

Quick Facts About UMGC Students

If you're curious about who chooses to study at UMGC, here are some quick facts and figures about our student body:

  • The average age of stateside undergraduate students is 31

  • More than 80 percent of UMGC students work full- or part-time

  • Nearly half of UMGC students are parents

  • More than 60 percent of our worldwide student population are military-affiliated

  • 28 percent of our students are African American

  • Minority students constitute 53 percent of total enrollment

  • Minority students earned 52 percent of all UMGC degrees and certificates awarded in FY 2020

Degrees and Enrollment Quick Facts

UMGC Alumni: A Global Community

After you graduate, the UMGC Alumni Association provides you with opportunities to stay connected with fellow alumni, students, and faculty through networking events, volunteer services, social interaction, and philanthropy. Plus, UMGC alumni have easy access to our career-related advising and support services. Our network of alumni is 254,000 strong and growing.