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Name of Institution: University of Management and Technology
Address:1901 Fort Myer Drive, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22209-1609
Year Founded:1998
First Accredited:2002
Accreditation Renewal:2026
CEO/President:Yanping Chen, PhD
CAO/Academic Dean:J. Davidson Frame, PhD
This institution is approved to offer GI Bill® educational benefits by the Virginia State Approving Agency. GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

Accreditation(s) and Agency Contact Information:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC):

State Approval and Contact Information:

The State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV):

State Authorization:

National Council State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA): UMT has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.

Information on NC-SARA states:

UMT only enrolls students who:
  • Reside in a state that is a NC-SARA state, or
  • Reside outside the United States, or
  • Reside in a state that exempts online universities from state authorization requirements.
The following states are not members of NC-SARA and do not exempt online universities from state authorization requirements: California.

Student Complaints:
  • Virginia residents and residents of those states that participate in National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements may file a formal complaint with the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) here.
  • Students who reside in states that don’t participate in NC-SARA may choose to file a complaint with the appropriate authority in their state of residence. State Higher Education Executive Officers Association provides additional information regarding the complaint process and contacts here.
  • Students may choose to file a complaint with UMT’s accrediting body Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), 1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808, Washington, DC 20036, Tel: (202) 234-5100.
Specialized and Professional Accreditation for Degree programs in Project Management:

Global Accreditation Center for the Project Management Institute: PMI GAC

Government Authorized Foreign Student Programs:

F-1 international student program by Citizenship and Immigration Services of U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and J-1 exchange visitor program by U.S. Department and States.

Participation in Funding Programs:
  • Federal Student Aid Program (Title IV Program)
  • Various GI Bill® Programs (Chapter 30, 33, 35, etc.)
  • NevadaWorks
UMT Scholarship Programs:

UMT offers scholarship programs to some students. To learn about them, look here.

PMI Scholarship Programs:
  • PMI Education Foundation-UMT Scholarship
  • Selected UMT-PMI Chapters Scholarship
  • Institution member of Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA):
  • Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) of Project Management Institute (PMI):
Strategic partner of:
  • National Technical Information Service (NTIS):
Student Consumer Information: Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information

Mission and Description

Institution Mission Statement:

Please see the UMT Mission Statement page.

Areas of Special Focus:

Comprehensive undergraduate and graduate degree programs in:
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Engineering Management
  • General Studies
  • Health Administration
  • Homeland Security
  • Information Technology
  • Management (project management, acquisition management, etc.)
  • Public Administration

Description of Institution:

University of Management and Technology, UMT, a private university offering undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral academic degree programs as well as professional development training courses.

Student Demographic Profile:

Working adults in management and technology careers in private industry, nonprofit and government agencies, and the military.


Please see the UMT Academic Programs pages.

Program Tuition/Cost:

Academic Programs/Courses:
  • Undergraduate: $390 per credit hour
  • Graduate: $390 per credit hour
  • DBA: $390 per credit hour
  • UMT Scholarships (all levels): $250 per credit hour
Professional Development and Training Programs/Courses:
  • $390 for 15 PDU courses
  • $780 for 30 PDU courses.
Occupational Information

Success Indicators

DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure for the Public

FY2019 official cohort default rate: 0.0%. For more information on UMT's default rate and loan repayment data, see the NSLDS data here by entering UMT's OPE-ID (041103).

Percentage of Students Surveyed (2023) Who Responded that they:
  • Achieved their learning goals? 99.69%
  • Would recommend the institution to a friend? 99.75%
  • Overall satisfaction: 99.69%

College Navigator UMT Graduation Rates

UMT Employment Rates

PMI GAC Accredited Degree Programs: Student Achievement Data

Student Diversity

Student body diversity is calculated and provided to the National Center for Education Statistics and published annually on College Navigator .

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