In 2022, tuition for full-time University of Maryland, Baltimore County students was $9,056 a year for in-state students and $25,820 a year for out-of-state students.
On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.
If this makes attending the college of your dreams sound impossible, remember, the advertized cost of tuition doesn't give you enough information to determine the actual cost of attending any given college. Many students owe way less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college feel more doable until after graduation.
International students can expect to pay 25,820 per year for tuition at University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
University of Maryland, Baltimore County is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $9,056 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.Non-Maryland residents can expect to pay 25,820 per year for tuition.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public insitutions often offer a lower cost of attendance for those who qualify as Maryland residents.
Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Be sure to confirm your state's guidelines for how to qualify for in-state residency. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be other criteria too, depending on where you live.
UMD Baltimore County has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at University of Maryland, Baltimore County can expect to pay around $25,820 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.
International students are not eligible for federal financial aid, but should research private or UMD Baltimore County-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.
Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; 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 Baltimore County.
Housing and campus dining at UMD Baltimore County costs $11,082 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that allows you to eat in the school dining facilities. Students who live off campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can opt-in for a meal plan. The cost of a mean plan, or board-only, is $10,220.
Board costs can depend 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 real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the materials required. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.
The majority of colleges charge some yearly 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 certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Most colleges have resources so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these costs.
The cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you plan to bring 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 estimated cost of transportation. At UMD Baltimore County, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
Where are a college is located can impact your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand getting around in an urban area could be expensive, but there may be more buses, trains and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The University of Maryland, Baltimore County campus is in a suburban setting in Maryland, near Washington and DC.
When budgeting for college, don’t forget to take into account the cost of things like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.
Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better estimate of what is really costs to go to UMD Baltimore County.
What will the cost of attending UMD Baltimore County be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$11,082|
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 Baltimore County’s tuition and fees change based on: •Campus location for full-time and part-time students •Academic program for both full and part-time students
In 2022, 4,570 of the 10,835 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. UMD Baltimore County meets 56% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $13,578 a year. Around 44% of UMD Baltimore County undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. UMD Baltimore County graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $24,838 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for UMD Baltimore County 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 Baltimore County 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 Baltimore County awarded 3,891 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $44.7 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $15.42 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 Baltimore County 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 Baltimore County was $13,578 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of UMD Baltimore County seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$6,894|
What will attending UMD Baltimore County 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 get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the UMD Baltimore County'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 Baltimore County 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 employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.
UMD Baltimore County 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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