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College Deliberately: University of Maryland Global Campus

University of Maryland Global Campus is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes career, culture and research located in a suburb of Adelphi, MD. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities and Business Administration and Management.

University of Maryland Global Campus

place 3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, MD 20783-8010
phone Phone: (301) 985-7000
web Web: http://www.umgc.edu/
  • University of Maryland Global Campus is also known as:
    University of Maryland Global Campus, UMGC

Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
University of Maryland Global Campus Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1946-07-01 2021-11-30
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Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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University of Maryland Global Campus is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

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Created: 01/24/2018
Our roots stretch back more than 70 yrs to a time when we were first established in 1947 and began making higher education more accessible for working adults, many of whom were servicemembers and veterans returning from World War II. In 1949, our global tradition began when we became the first university to send professors overseas to teach active-duty servicemembers stationed in Europe. Today, we continue that tradition with classes offered online and in more than 20 countries around the world.
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