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2020-2021 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

Cost of attendance includes costs that student will be billed for (Direct Costs) such as tuition, fees, on campus housing and meal plans; 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, 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.

*Costs for the 2020-2021 academic year are estimated and will be updated when finalized in May 2020.

Living in the Dorms

2020-2021
In-State
Per year
Out-of-State
Per year
     Direct Costs
Tuition/Fees $12,300 $28,490
Room & Board $12,582 $12,582
     Indirect Costs
Books $1,600 $1,600
Transportation $1,462 $1,462
Other $1,660 $1,660
Direct Loan Fee $72 $72
PLUS Loan Fee $738 $738
Total:
$30,414
$46,604

Living with Relatives

2020-2021
In-State
Per year
Out-of-State
Per year
     Direct Costs
Tuition/Fees $12,300 $28,490
     Indirect Costs
Room & Board $4,888 $4,888
Books $1,600 $1,600
Transportation $2,384 $2,384
Other $1,660 $1,660
Direct Loan Fee $72 $72
PLUS Loan Fee $738 $738
Total:
$23,642
$39,832

Living Off-Campus

2020-2021
In-State
Per year
Out-of-State
Per year
     Direct Costs
Tuition/Fees $12,300 $28,490
     Indirect Costs
Room & Board $14,736 $14,736
Books $1,600 $1,600
Transportation $2,384 $2,384
Other $1,660 $1,660
Direct Loan Fee $72 $72
PLUS Loan Fee $738 $738
Total:
$33,490
$49,680