Universities at Shady Grove

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Universities at Shady Grove
Type Public
Established 2000 (2000)
Parent institution
University System of Maryland
Location North Potomac, Maryland, United States
39°5′38.2″N 77°12′5.9″W / 39.093944°N 77.201639°W / 39.093944; -77.201639Coordinates: 39°5′38.2″N 77°12′5.9″W / 39.093944°N 77.201639°W / 39.093944; -77.201639
Website www.shadygrove.umd.edu

Established in fall 2000, the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is a facility located in North Potomac, Maryland, United States (Rockville mailing address), that offers career-oriented higher education courses to residents of Montgomery County, Maryland and its surrounding region.[1][2] The facility offers only third and fourth year undergraduate and graduate level courses which are provided by nine Maryland degree-granting institutions, each of which offers selected classes from their respective curricula.

USG’s mission is “To support and expand pathways to affordable, high-quality public higher education that meet the distinctive needs of the region and are designed to support workforce and economic development in the state; to achieve these goals through partnerships and collaborations with academic, business, public sector and community organizations that promote student success, high academic achievement and professional advancement.”

The collaborating institutions are:

The Universities at Shady Grove is a member of the University System of Maryland.

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