Graduate Tuition & Fees

Fall 2023 & Spring 2024


Per Credit Hour

Example of 10 credits

Credit Hours


*Tuition Resident



*Tuition Non-Resident



*Total Fees (Flat fee)



Total Resident



Total Non-Resident





Graduate Student Fees
View Summarized Description of Each Mandatory Fee here
GRADUATE STUDENT (See Also Special Graduate Tuition Rates) (9 or more credits) (1 - 8 credits)
Athletics $66.50 $33.00
Shuttle Bus $133.50 $67.00
Student Union $188.50 $94.50
Student Activities $21.00 $21.00
Recreation Services $217.00 $108.50
Student Counseling Center $15.00 $7.50
Total Fees: $641.50 $331.50

For the estimated cost of attendance at the University of Maryland (UMD), please see detailed information online at The cost of attendance is the estimated cost to attend UMD for the academic year. The Office of Student Financial Aid provides the cost of attendance information that includes tuition, fees, living expenses (housing and food), books, supplies, equipment, transportation, and miscellaneous personal expenses.  



Graduate Programs with Non-standard Tuition and Fees
Student Health Insurance Plan
  • Insurance coverage is required for Graduate Students enrolled in 48 or more units in a semester or 36 units in a 12-week term
  • $2,334 (for the 2023/2024 academic year) for a non international Graduate Student. Cost sheets are available at:
  • Students must take one of the following actions each academic year:
    • Students can submit proof of other insurance (waiver submission) and, once approved, have the charge removed from the student financial account. 
    • Or, students can enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) and pay the fee.
    • Inaction of a waiver submission by the published deadline will result in the premium being charged with no refundability.   
  • Graduate assistants appointed by July 31, non-degree-seeking students, students enrolled in certificate programs, exclusively online programs, and/or programs at the Shady Grove campus will not be automatically enrolled in SHIP and are eligible to purchase SHIP using the voluntary enrollment process. 
  • Visit for more details.
Specific Course Fees
  • Certain courses may have additional fees associated with them such as a lab fee.  The course fee dictionary can be found: HERE
Golden ID Fees

The Golden ID Program allows eligible senior citizens to take advantage of the wide variety of courses at the University of Maryland. To be eligible for participation, the individual must be:

  • 60 years of age or older
  • a legal resident of the State of Maryland
  • retired (not engaged in gainful employment for more than 20 hours a week).
  • $270.00 (Shuttle Bus, Stamp Student Union & Recreational Building)
  • $18.00 (Auxiliary Facilities Fee & Academic Service Fee)
    • Pricing is based upon Part-time Undergraduate Fees.
    International Student Fee

    The University of Maryland (UMD) charges a fee of $125 each semester for enrolled students requiring an I-20 or or DS-2019 (for degree seeking students in J-1 status) issued by the University.  Students enrolled in an academic program operating on the 12-week calendar, who require an I-20 issued by UMD or a DS-2019 will be charged a fee of $62.50 per term.  UMD will use the revenue from this fee to enhance support for our international students to include improved academic support, expanded assistance for students transitioning to the U.S. and international student-focused cultural events to foster an engaged, supportive community.


    Explanation of Fees

    *Although changes in fees are ordinarily announced in advanced, the University reserves the right to make such changes without previous announcement.

    *All Tuition and Fees are Refundable in accordance with University Refund Policy.

    *View the policy and refund schedule for dropping one or more courses


    Archived Tuition & Fees for Prior Years