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Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend UMUC.
See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at UMUC. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.
Learn about costs to attend UMUC and how much financial aid is typically awarded.
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Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at UMUC.
See which majors are most popular at UMUC and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at UMUC finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at UMUC.
The mission of University of Maryland University College is to offer top-quality educational opportunities to adult students in Maryland, the nation, and the world, setting the global standard of excellence in adult education. By offering academic programs that are respected, affordable and accessible through a variety of formats, UMUC broadens the range of career opportunities available to students, improves their lives, and maximizes their economic and intellectual contributions to Maryland, the nation, and the world.
Offering a broad range of cutting-edge classes, UMUC has earned a global reputation for excellence as a comprehensive virtual university and for focusing on the unique educational and professional development needs of adult students. As the public state and national leader in distance and distributed education, UMUC awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master's and doctoral degrees, as well as undergraduate and post-baccalaureate certificates. The university’s academic inventory offers programs that are core to any public university, but UMUC’s mission to the adult student results in an emphasis on workforce relevant programs. Consequently, the university awards degrees and certificates in the arts and humanities, behavioral and social sciences, business and management, health-related fields, computing, education and technology, including degrees in fields facing critical shortages, such as cybersecurity, information assurance and teacher training in STEM areas.