Want to become a Terp? Each year, hundreds of students successfully transfer from AACC to University of Maryland College Park.
Transfer credits to UMD
AACC works closely with UMD to offer graduates a seamless transfer process. Here are a few of the advantages of starting at AACC.
Save close to $13,350 on tuition with two years at AACC followed by two years at UMD. (See cost comparison)
UMD has a dedicated pre-transfer advisor on the Arnold campus to speak with students and help them plan their transfer path!
Current students can apply to the Maryland Transfer Advantage Program (MTAP) for additional savings on UMD tuition.
Up to 70 AACC credits can be transferred and used for your bachelor's degree, including fulfilling most general education requirements or prerequisites.
Because admission to the University of Maryland, College Park may be competitive, UMD's Office of Undergraduate Admission will retain the final authority in all admission decision.
Work on UMD Courses While at AACC
Maryland Transfer Advantage Program
UMD’s Maryland Transfer Advantage Program (MTAP) is open to currently enrolled Anne Arundel Community College students intending to complete 30 credits or an associate’s degree, then transfer to the University of Maryland to complete a bachelor’s degree.
Some of the benefits include:
Winter and summer UMD courses discounted 25% while attending AACC
Guaranteed admission to the university upon successful completion of MTAP
Access to University of Maryland College Park campus resources
Scholarships for UMD Transfers
The University of Maryland offers the following scholarships to transfer students:
The Frederick Douglass Scholarship provides 30 full and 15 partial tuition scholarships for four consecutive terms at the University of Maryland.
The Maryland Transfer Scholarship ranges from $5,000 (to help pay for two terms) to $10,000 (to help pay for four terms).
AACC is one of four community colleges in Maryland with a dedicated pre-transfer advisor for the University of Maryland, College Park. Liz Murdock LaFortune works with students who are interested in transferring to the University of Maryland to help them determine what courses will transfer to Maryland and how they will apply to their major.