Location: Headquarters in Adelphi
President: Javier Miyares
Founded: 1947
Undergraduate Students: 37,355
Graduate Students: 12,893
Operating Budget: $407.9 million
For More Information: 301.985.7000

In 2015, UMUC was named "Educator of the Year" by the World Affairs Council D.C.; ranked No. 1 on the Military Times list of "Best for Vets: Colleges"; and received the President's Award from the Open Education Consortium for its commitment to adopting open-source material in all classes by fall 2016.

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is a world leader in innovative educational models, with award-winning online programs in disciplines that are in high demand in today’s increasingly technical, global workplace. They include biotechnology, cybersecurity, data analytics, business, and information technology. UMUC offers open access with a global footprint and a specific mission: to meet the higher education needs of adult learners whose responsibilities may include jobs, family, and military service.

UMUC offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees, a doctoral program, and certificate programs online and at more than 20 locations in the Maryland-Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The university is renowned for its distinguished faculty of scholar-practitioners, online student support services, and flexible course schedules. UMUC also serves the educational needs of the U.S. military in more than 20 countries around the world. A pioneer in distance education, UMUC is harnessing the power of learning science and technology to deliver a valued education that is affordable and accessible.