Location: Headquarters in Adelphi
President: Gregory Fowler
Founded: 1947
Undergraduate Students: 50,793
Graduate Students: 9,291
For More Information: 301.985.7000

U.S. News and World Report ranked UMGC #1 in the number of transfer students accepted.

Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2022, University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) offers open access with a global footprint and a unifying mission: To inspire hope, empower dreams, and transform lives…one student at a time.

Each year, UMGC serves more than 34,000 adult learners in Maryland and an overall total of some 90,000 around the world—individuals whose responsibilities may include jobs, family, and military service. UMGC offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs— as well as certificates—online or in hybrid or face-to-face formats at more than 20 locations across the Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia region. The university’s award-winning programs are designed with workforce needs in mind in high-demand disciplines such as biotechnology, cybersecurity, data analytics, and information technology. UMGC has served the educational needs of the U.S. military around the world for more than 70 years.