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University of Maryland University College

Adelphi, Maryland, United States
UMUC offers the best of both worlds—a convenient online education from a respected state university. A member of the University System of Maryland, UMUC is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, providing credibility and recognition in the job market.

Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Law (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)



And for more than 65 years, UMUC has provided educational opportunities to students around the world, earning the university a global reputation for excellence.


UMUC is not just a great place to learn. It's also a great place to work. The university offers an array of career options, along with ample opportunities for growth and advancement. Explore the broad range of faculty and staff positions and become a member of the UMUC community.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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117 15
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Student services

  • We offer a variety of student services to ensure our students get the support they need, whether they're studying online or on-site.
  • Our broad range of support services include access to the University System of Maryland library system, 24-hour tech support, online writing feedback, academic and career advising, and job search assistance.

Student Life

Campus life

We offer online and hybrid courses. Choose from 90+ programs and specializations.

Sports facilities

  • Recreational activities are great for the mind and for building camaraderie. University of Maryland Global Campus's Office of Diversity and Equity is proud to organize team activities that allow the university's staff, alumni, students, faculty, and friends to get fresh air and exercise and to interact with one another beyond the academic setting. 
  • Most activities take place near UMGC Headquarters in Adelphi, Maryland. If you don't live in the local area, you can return here to get the latest stats and news about our teams.


University of Maryland University College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Student Reviews

Keep Your Wits About You at UMUC!
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

UMUC/UMGC is a great place to start, especially if you are like I was a few years ago and unsure of my future path while also being hesitant to spend too much money figuring it out. However, attending from overseas can get a little tiring, and while you usually have your pick of professors, sometimes your only choice for a class is one that simply refuses to accommodate...

Adelphi, Maryland, United States

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