University of Maryland University College
Also referred to as: UMUC
3501 University Boulevard East
Adelphi, MD 20783
About University of Maryland University College
UMUC was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Adelphi, Maryland, with locations in Washington D.C., Europe, and Asia. The school offers numerous programs for working adults and military personnel at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the arts and sciences.
Distance Learning Enrollment: 33,000 students Financial Aid For Online Students: Yes Average Cost Per Online Course: N/A
Distance learning students have access toAcademic Advising, Bookstore, Campus Computer Network, Career Placement Assistance, E-Mail Services, Library Services, Tutoring
Sector: Public- 4-year or above Religious Affiliation:None HBCU:No Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral Academic Calendar:Semester Accredited By: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Distance Learning Web Site: http://www.umuc.edu
Web Site: http://www.umuc.edu
Financial Aid Site: http://www.umuc.edu/financialaid/homepage.shtml
Online Learning Programs at University of Maryland University College
UMUC has offered online classes since 1994, and now students can choose from degree program offerings at all levels and in numerous areas of study. Examples of online education options include an online bachelor's in computer science and an online master's in health care administration.
The school's online MBA program is especially well-known and popular. The online MBA program won the 2010 Instructional Technology Council's award for Outstanding e-Learning Program and a 2009 recognition as Distance Program of the Year by the IMS Global Learning Consortium.
What's Unique at University of Maryland University College
Since 2005, UMUC has been providing courses to U.S. military personnel in Afghanistan, and it also faculty members directly to the American bases. In Afghanistan, UMUC has about 275 students enrolled each semester who are on active military duty. A similar program began in 2008 in Iraq.