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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

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.
Success Indicators

DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure for the Public

FY2018 official cohort default rate: 3.3%. 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 (2021) Who Responded that they:
  • Achieved their learning goals? 100%
  • Would recommend the institution to a friend? 100%
  • Overall satisfaction: 100%
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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