Associate Degree

University of Maryland University College


What the Student Needs to Know

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University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Home Page

UMUC Agreement

A.A. and A.S. General Education Comparison Templates

What Valencia degree is articulated with UMUC?

A.A. Degree or
A.S. Degree

What degree will be earned at UMUC? Baccalaureate Degree
What is the deadline for application? None specified
How many credit hours will be accepted? UMUC will accept transfer of any Valencia credits (see Paragraph III (c) of Agreement) up to a maximum of 70 credit hours. There are special terms and conditions (see Agreement)
How many credit hours until a Bachelors Degree will be awarded? Will depend upon Baccalaureate degree program in which student is enrolled.
Are there mandatory courses needed for acceptance?

None specified; however, please check program/degree being sought.

Are there any scholarships available?

Yes. Scholarships will be offered to Valencia graduates meeting the criteria. In addition, the $50 application fee will be waived for all Valencia students who are pursuing associate degrees at Valencia.

For information on scholarships available, please visit the UMUC website at Community College Scholarship Program - Students - UMUC

You may also contact UMUC at for any questions you may have.

What date was the agreement signed? Agreement is effective as of September 11, 2017.
Is there any special information?

Section IV.a. of the agreement describes transfer of Valencia credits for students who are pursuing Articulated Degrees at Valencia and who will be transferring into specific Baccalaureate degree programs at UMUC. Section III.b. describes Dual Admission, for those students who are participating in such program. 

Who can be contacted for information at UMUC?

You can contact UMUC several ways:

Joseph Horstkamp, Transfer Advisor
Community Relations

Online: Contact Form
By Phone: 800-888-UMUC (8682)