In 2022, tuition for full-time students at University of Maryland, College Park was $9,695 a year for in-state students and $36,683 a year for out-of-state students.
On average, college tuition rises about 3% year.
Remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't always give you all the info you need to know how much you will actually have to pay for college. Many students owe far less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Plus, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college more manageable until you're done with college.
Tuition for international students at University of Maryland, College Park is $36,683 per year.
University of Maryland, College Park is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $9,695 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.Non-Maryland residents can expect to pay 36,683 per year for tuition.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public insitutions often offer reduced tuition for those who qualify as Maryland residents.
Attending a school where you are eligible for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan drastically reduce the total cost of attending college. Be sure to verify your state's eligibility criteria for in-state residency. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be additional requirements too, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.
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UMD has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at University of Maryland, College Park can expect to pay around $36,683 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.
Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may qualify for private or UMD-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..
In addition to the cost of tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when planning for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at UMD.
Housing and campus dining at UMD is $14,896 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that enables you to eat all or some of your meals the UMD's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities. Students who do not live on-campus but still want to use the dining facilities can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $9,314.
Board costs vary based on on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The actual cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.
Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.
Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges have resources so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.
The cost of getting around in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you own a car, or are you planning to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these questions can make a big difference in your transportation budget. At UMD, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
Where are a college is located can impact the amount you'll have to spend just to get around. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, transportation in an urban area could be pricey, but there may be more buses, trains or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The University of Maryland, College Park campus is in a suburban setting in Maryland, near Baltimore and Washington and DC.
When budgeting for college, be sure to consider personal expenses, like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending UMD.
What will the cost of attending UMD be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$14,896|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
UMD’s tuition and fees change based on: •Academic program for both full and part-time students
In 2022, 10,789 of the 30,922 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. UMD meets 62.7% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $13,610 a year. Around 38% of UMD undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. UMD graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $30,983 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for UMD Students|
Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on UMD financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.
In 2022, UMD awarded 8,329 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $91.4 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $38.07 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.
The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.
Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for UMD students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.
When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at UMD was $13,610 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of UMD seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$8,768|
What will attending UMD really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.
As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the UMD's net cost calculator on their website.
Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.
UMD offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
UMD has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - Employees or Children of Employees
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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