Graduate Studies in Interpreting and Translation

Tuition & Fees

Program Fees | Explanation | Other Fees | External Funding

Program Fees

Graduate Studies In Interpreting or Translation: Tuition and Fees Academic Year Academic Year
2020-21 2019-20
Program Tuition, Per Credit $900 $900
Campus Graduate Student Services Fee--Per 16-week Fall or Spring Semester: 9 credits or more $817.50 $817.50
Campus Graduate Student Services Fee--Per 16-week Fall or Spring Semester: 8 credits or less $417.50 $451
Campus Student Services Fee--Per 6-week Summer Session, I or II $280 $280
Distance Learning Student Services Fee--Per each semester/term $100 N/A

GSIT Admissions Entry Tests: $120.00. Non-refundable.

GSIT Degree-track Entry Tests: $120.00. Non-refundable.

Explanation of Program Fees

Program Tuition

  • Charged at the University-approved program rate to program-admitted students. Full-time students take an average of 10 credits a semester. The total credits for each credential are as follows: GC-Interpreting, 21 credits; MPS-Interpreting, 44 credits; GC-Translation, 21 credits; and MPS-Translation, 41 credits. The academic year runs from fall semester through the following Summer Session.

On-Campus Graduate Student Services Fee

  • Fall or Spring (16-Week) Semester: Assessed to students based on the number of registered credits for a given semester for programs held on campus. Supports campus facilities use and maintenance, health services, campus-wide technology services, student registration services, recreation center, shuttle bus, libraries, police, computer labs, writing language labs, and disability support services. For a breakdown of fees, see Student Financial Services-Tuition and Fees.
  • Summer Session, I or II: Assessed one-time for course registration within each of the two six-week sessions (I or II) and for course registration that requires a student to come to the UMD campus.  Supports campus facilities use and maintenance, health services, campus-wide technology services, student registration services, recreation center, shuttle bus, libraries, police, computer labs, writing language labs, and disability support services.

Distance Learning Student Services Fee

  • Supports campus-wide technology services, library services, student registration services, and disability support services. This fee is only applicable if a student registers for courses that are ALL online. Note: If a student also registers for one or more courses held on campus, then the On-Campus Graduate Student Services Fee will post to the student account. Students who register for online courses have access to UMD Online Resources.

Please note: Notwithstanding any other provision of this or any other University publication, the University reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and other charges at any time such changes are deemed necessary by the University and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Although changes in tuition, fees, and charges ordinarily will be announced in advance, the University reserves the right to make such changes without prior announcement.

Other UMD Fees

Late Registration Fee: $20.00. Charged to any student who registers for their first class on or after the first day of the semester/term.

Record Adjustment Fee: $100.00. For all adjustments to your student record that are received after the end of a specific term or semester in which you are registered. This includes all requests for registration and/or withdrawal.

External Sources of Funding

Below is a listing of external sources of funding. For UMD Sources of Funding, visit the Payment & Aid page.

Students interested in taking time off during the program to study overseas should consider the following scholarship options:

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