Terp Discovery

Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

Program Fees | Other Fees | Scholarships | Note

Program Package Fee 2019

$ 1,600: Commuter Package Fee (composed of the following):

  • Course Tuition $734
  • Campus Student Services Fee $197
    • Covers campus facilities use and maintenance; health services; campus-wide technology services; student registration services; shuttle bus; libraries; police; computer labs, Writing language labs; and disability support services.
  • Program Fee $669
    • Covers course activities; afternoon workshops and social activities; mentor supervision; and 10 weekday lunches (July 15 – 26).

Other Fees

Non-refundable Application Fee: $ 75

Course Fees: The following course in Terp Discovery charges an additional fee. Complete information regarding this additional fee is noted within the course description.

  • Discovering Architecture, Supply Fee: $ 80
    The architecture studio supply fee covers the following: T-square; adjustable triangle; pencil sharpener; metal straight edge; tracing paper for draft design layouts; architectural scale; Sobo® white glue; self-healing cutting mat; white eraser; X-acto® knife with blades; Pentel Sign®, or thin nib Sharpie® pens; sketchbook, plain paper; assorted pencils; cardboard sheets; and white cardboard sheets.


Terp Discovery offers a limited number of partial financial scholarships. Awards are based on funding availability and will not exceed 40% of the program package fee. Students who received an award in a previous year are not eligible for subsequent years.

Before Applying for a Scholarship:

The Terp Discovery program application and Terp Discovery scholarship application are separate. Students must first submit a program application and be admitted before applying for a scholarship. Incomplete scholarship applications, or scholarship applications from students not accepted to Terp Discovery, will not be reviewed.

Scholarship Components:

A complete scholarship application includes:

  • Online scholarship application form,
  • University ID # (UID)- To verify student has received admission into Terp Discovery (UID can be found in the top right corner of the Terp Discovery acceptance letter),
  • Federal Income Tax Return, and
  • Personal Statement

Scholarship Application:

Scholarship applications are now closed and will reopen in February 2020.

Scholarship Deadlines:

  • Priority Deadline –  Scholarship applications submitted by April 1 will receive priority consideration. Scholarship decisions for applications submitted by April 1 will be notified by April 20.
  • Final Deadline –  The final deadline to submit a scholarship application is May 1. Scholarship decisions for applications submitted by May 1 will be notified by May 20.

If you have questions, email discovery@umd.edu.

Tuition & Fee 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.

Tuition Remission

As a non-credit program, Terp Discovery courses are not eligible for tuition remission.

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