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Tuition & Fees


Program Fees, Graduate Programs in Security & Terrorism Studies

The programs use the semester academic calendar with online classes held in fall and spring semester (16 weeks each). The academic year runs from fall semester through the following Summer Session.

Category Semester Course Delivery Description Academic Year 21-22
Program Tuition All Online/Off-site Per credit $925
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 PWT*.

Assessed based on the total number of registered credits each semester 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.

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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