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2020-2021 Graduate Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance includes costs for which students will be billed directly, such as tuition and mandatory fees. These are termed direct costs. The cost of attendance also includes costs for which a student is not billed directly, but which the student should consider when planning their expenses for attending UMBC. These are termed indirect costs, and can include: rent, utilities and food; books and supplies; transportation to and from campus; loan fees; and other personal expenses. Actual costs for individual students may vary based on personal circumstance.

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