Fraud. Compliance. Regulation.

Risk, Compliance, and the Law

Tuition & Fees

Program Fees | Explanation | Other Fees | Gainful Employment

Program Fees

Tuition & Fees Academic Year
Program Tuition, Per Course


Distance Learning Student Services Fee: Per Term, I (fall), II (winter), III (spring), and IV (summer) $100

Explanation of Program Fees

Program Tuition

  • Charged at the University-approved program rate to program-admitted students. The academic year runs from fall term through the following summer term.

Distance Learning Student Services Fee

  • Assessed each term of registration and applies to programs that are online, blended, or not held at the UMD campus. Supports campus-wide technology services, online library services, student registration services, and disability support services. The academic year runs from fall term through the following summer term.

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.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any Title IV eligible program that "prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." Title IV programs include all graduate certificate programs. Additional information on gainful employment can be found on the U.S Department of Education website.

Information on graduate rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information from the U.S. Department of Education can be found on the Office of Student Financial Aid website.

Find Out More