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University of Maryland-University College

Adelphi, Maryland

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University of Maryland-University College

Public 4 Year

About University of Maryland-University College

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is a public university focused on online education and headquartered in Adelphi, Maryland. UMUC offers classes and programs on campus in its Academic Center in Largo and at satellite campuses across the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area, throughout Maryland, and in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan approved a bill on April 18, 2019 that changes the name of the institution to the University of Maryland Global Campus, effective July 1, 2019.UMUC serves over 90,000 students worldwide and is one of the largest distance-learning institutions in the world. UMUC is open to all applicants, with a 100 percent acceptance rate for undergraduate programs. The university offers 120 academic programs in instructor-led and online classes, including bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees, as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates. UMUC is a member of the University System of Maryland, which includes eleven separate public universities in Maryland. University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


Located in Adelphi, Maryland.

3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, MD, 20783-8010, Prince George's County

University of Maryland-University College Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#1718 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Maryland

#27 of 88

2021 Best Public Colleges in Maryland

#13 of 32

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at University of Maryland-University College is Business Management followed by Computer Sciences, Liberal Arts, Medical and Psychology.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of Maryland-University College within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni