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Tuition & Fees


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The program uses the term academic calendar with classes held in 12-week terms: I (fall), II (winter), III (spring), IV (summer). The academic year runs from term I (fall) through the following term IV (summer).

Category Term Course Delivery Description Academic Year 21-22
Program Tuition All All Per credit $819
Graduate Student Campus Fees I, III In Person 9 or more credits $817.50
Graduate Student Campus Fees I, III In Person 8 or less credits $417.50
Winter Campus Fee II In Person Flat rate $138
Summer Campus Fee IV In Person Flat rate $TBD
UMD Technology Fee All Online/Off-site 9 or more credits $153
UMD Technology Fee All Online/Off-site 8 or less credits $76.50

Explanation of Program Fees

Assessed at the University-approved program rate for course section registration beginning with PGI* or PLI*.

  • Term I (fall) or III (spring): Assessed based on the total number of registered credits for any course held on campus. For a breakdown of fees, see Student Financial Services-Tuition and Fees.
  • Term II (winter): Flat rate assessed one-time for any course held on campus. Supports campus-wide university services, technology services, and student services. 
  • Term IV (summer): Flat rate assessed one-time for any course held on campus.
  • Pertains to course section registration beginning with PGS* or a mix of PGS* and PLG*.

Assessed based on the total number of registered credits each term for courses held 100% online or for courses not held at UMD’s College Park campus. Supports UMD technology services. Students who register for online/off-site course sections have access to UMD Online Resources. Pertains only to course section registration beginning with PLI*.

  • If a student registers for a mix of courses that meet on campus and online/off-site, the student is assessed campus graduate student fees based on the total number of registered credits.
  • 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.

See Financial Aid & Alternative Payment.

  • Financial Aid Opportunities: State and/or Federal Funding, UMD Sources of Funding, Undocumented and DACA students.
  • Alternative Payment Options: Terp Payment Plan, Veterans and Veteran Dependents, Tuition Remission, and Third Party/Sponsored Billing.
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