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Colleges / University of Maryland Global Campus

University of Maryland Global Campus

Adelphi, MD 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

UMGC Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to UMGC, the fee for the application is $50.

UMGC Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of UMGC's admissions stats.

UMGC 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

University of Maryland Global Campus Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for University of Maryland Global Campus.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Want to Apply Early to UMGC?

UMGC does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on University of Maryland Global Campus Admissions

Is UMGC Hard To Get Into?

It is not competitive to get into UMGC. UMGC has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, UMGC **accepted , about 3,500 of the 3,500 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like UMGC, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to University of Maryland Global Campus

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to UMGC

UMGC has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does UMGC Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out. What does UMGC consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with UMGC for more information on admission factors.

UMGC Application Requirements

To apply to UMGC, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with UMGC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into UMGC?

UMGC has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

UMGC does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

UMGC does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to University of Maryland Global Campus

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to UMGC. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in UMGC during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

UMGC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UMGC?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UMGC.

Does UMGC accept transfer credits?

✅ UMGC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UMGC accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Excelsior College Examinations

Does UMGC accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ UMGC accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to UMGC?

✅ UMGC is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at UMGC?

❌ UMGC does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About UMGC?

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UMGC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into UMGC? UMGC is a open admission institution. The UMGC acceptance rate is 100%. This means that the institution accepts 100 out of every 100 applicants.


UMGC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UMGC is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UMGC is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs



Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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