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2020-2021 Graduate Cost of Attendance

Cost of attendance includes costs that student will be billed for (Direct Costs) such as tuition and fees, as well as costs that the student is not billed for (Indirect Costs) but which the student should consider in planning for their expenses when attending UMBC.   Examples of indirect costs include books and supplies, off-campus housing and board costs, transportation to and from campus as well as personal expenses.  Actual costs for individual students may vary based on the student’s course load, housing and meal plan selection.

Cost of Attendance

Per Year
Per Year
     Direct Costs
Tuition/Fees $12,564 $21,078
     Indirect Costs
Rent/Utilities/Food $22,500 $22,500
Books $800 $800
Transportation $1,462 $1,462
Other $1,660 $1,660
Direct Loan Fee $180 $180
PLUS Loan Fee $936 $936
Total: $40,102 $48,616