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Serving the Armed Forces for 65+ Years

Learn why UMGC Asia is one of the top schools for military in the country.

With a unique history and unmatched expertise, UMGC is one of the top schools for military and veterans in the country.

Experience counts: University of Maryland Global Campus began helping military servicemembers advance their careers in 1947, and we established our first classrooms for deployed troops in Germany in 1949.

Today, more than more than 54,000 military servicemembers, veterans, and military family members attend UMGC, and we're on the ground in 140+ worldwide locations.

Whether you're a military servicemember, a veteran, a spouse, or a family member, you can rely on UMGC to stand by your side as you pursue your degree. We understand the work you'll put in and the sacrifices you'll make. We also know the steps you need to take to achieve your educational goals.

UMGC's Military Awards

  • #3 Best for Vets in Non-Traditional Universities Category | Military Times | 2020
  • Educator of the Year | World Affairs Council | 2015
  • Second Most Popular College or University Among Active-Duty Servicemembers | Military Times | 2011
  • Institution Award | Council of College and Military Educators | 2011

UMGC's Military-Related Affiliations

Yellow Ribbon Participant

UMGC proudly participates in the Post-9/11 GI Bill® Yellow Ribbon Program1. This means we've made a commitment to student veterans and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to help you avoid out-of-pocket tuition and fees that may exceed your Post-9/11 GI Bill® tuition benefit.

VetSuccess on Campus

UMGC takes part in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Principles of Excellence program. The VA has also selected UMGC to participate in VetSuccess on Campus. The program provides veteran students with a full-time VA counselor. The counselor will help ease your transition to civilian life by supporting you and giving you guidance on VA benefits and services.

Got Your Six Pledge

UMGC has signed the Got Your 6 pledge. Got Your 6 bridges the civilian-military divide by creating a new conversation in America so veterans and military families are recognized as leaders and civic assets.

Council of College and Military Educators

UMGC is proud to be a member of the Council of College and Military Educators, an organization that facilitates the exchange of information on educational programs, strategies, and innovation in the military education community through its programs and services.

GI Bill is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. More information about education benefits offered by VA is available on the U.S. government GI Bill website

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Our helpful admissions advisors can help you choose an academic program to fit your career goals, estimate your transfer credits, and develop a plan for your education costs that fits your budget. If you're a current UMGC student, please visit the Help Center.

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