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University of Maryland Global Campus is a public institution located in Adelphi, Maryland. Adelphi is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

Where Is University of Maryland Global Campus?


Contact details for UMGC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, MD 20783-8010
Phone: 301-985-7000

How Do I Get Into UMGC?

You can apply to UMGC online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to University of Maryland Global Campus when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford University of Maryland Global Campus?

34% Take Out Loans
1.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UMGC, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $5,842 a year. That adds up to $23,368 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMGC is 1.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Maryland Global Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

9,952 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 45,100 undergraduate students at UMGC, with 9,952 being full-time and 35,148 being part-time.


There are also 10,223 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 9,952 full-time undergraduates at UMGC, 51% are male and 49% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Maryland Global Campus students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 541
Black or African American 2,692
Hispanic or Latino 1,315
White 3,786
International Students 128
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,490

Geographic Diversity

Maryland students aren't the only ones who study at University of Maryland Global Campus. At this time, 38 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at University of Maryland Global Campus

47,272 Took All Classes Online
51,502 Took At Least One Class Online
2.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 93 bachelor’s degree and 48 master’s degree programs available online at UMGC. In 2020-2021, 51,502 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMGC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the most popular in Maryland for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of UMGC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Maryland Global Campus was 2.6%. This is the #527 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UMGC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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