Coming from an online high school, I knew that taking classes online was no vacation. So far I've taken 9 courses at UMUC, and all of them have challenged me. The courses are interesting and the online component adds a unique discussion -- it's not your typical college discussion, as the students range in age from 18 to 40+, from soldiers to stay at home moms, from California to Iraq. The discussion boards are the main aspect of the classes and allows you to work with your fellow classmates (who may be virtually on the other side of the world...
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University of Maryland-University College is well diversified and goes above and beyond to ensure all individuals are provided with means necessary to attend college. Weither one is a active duty military member or the spouse of an active duty military member, campuses across asia and europe additional to the maryland campus make completing a desired degree simple instead of an area of loss for those serving our country. I attend UMUC-Asia because I am a spouse of an active duty military member, a US Navy Reservist and an expectant mother and nothing yet has held me back from graduating from college.» Read More
When I applied there, I had no high school GPA and I had not taken the ACT so they didn't have much to judge me on, and they gave me a chance. I'm in the military, and their online program allows me to go to school full time while working full time. I fully intend to obtain my associates degree from here and use the GPA to get accepted and transfer to another school once I'm out of the military, however they're perfect for me right now.» Read More
Good for knocking out undergrad courses, but much more pricey than a community college. Online courses there are a joke. Face to face courses aren't so bad. I started taking courses with them while in Iraq, so they have some points in my book.» Read More
It can be tough to do a hybrid class if you have never done it before, however, the Professors make it easy to transition. The students are great, professional and helpful. I would recommend this college to students who are looking for higher education.» Read More