University of Maryland Global Campus has steadfastly served the U.S. armed forces since 1947. No one can match our experience and dedication in serving you.

We Understand Military Challenges

We offer flexible academic programs and tailored support. We make starting school and earning your degree as streamlined and frustration-free as possible, which starts with our reduced military tuition rate for military servicemembers, spouses, and select dependents. And no matter where you may be, a UMGC degree can help you get started or get ahead in a rewarding career.

Top 5 Reasons to Choose UMGC

Today, we enroll more than 50,000 military servicemembers, veterans, and military family members. Here are five reasons why you should join them.

  1. Respect for the military and veterans: Nationally recognized as a military- and veteran-trusted university, UMGC understands military life and is at the ready to empower you to succeed.
  2. Global footprint: With 170+ worldwide locations, dedicated staff and faculty on bases throughout the United States, and 20+ locations in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia, UMGC is a leading provider of education services to the U.S. armed forces, veterans, and their families.
  3. Flexible learning formats: We offer more than 90 degrees, specializations, and certificates, most available entirely online, almost all available entirely online, plus  20+ locations in the United States offering hybrid classes as well as on-site classes overseas in Europe and Asia.
  4. Regional accreditation: As a regionally accredited university, UMGC adheres to standards set by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, one of six regional accreditation agencies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  5. University System of Maryland membership: UMGC is one of the 12 member institutions of the renowned University System of Maryland.

When I came across UMGC, I felt at home and very much at ease knowing that I can [learn] anywhere in the world, and they are also military family–trusted.

Jennifer Aguilar

Military Spouse

English Bachelor's Degree

More Great Reasons to Join UMGC

Read about UMGC's awards and military affiliations.

Learn how our specially trained faculty and staff are here to serve you.

Meet UMGC's military and veteran students.

Learn about our flexible course registration process.

The Vessey Veterans Resource Center is your one-stop source for assistance.

Get support from Department of Veterans Affairs counselors at UMGC. Learn about VetSuccess services.