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2020-2021 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance includes costs for which students will be billed directly, such as tuition, mandatory fees, on campus housing and meal plan. 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 books and supplies, transportation to and from campus, loan fees and other personal expenses. Actual costs for individual students may vary based on the student’s course load, housing and meal plan selection.

Living in the Dorms

2020-2021
In-State
Per year
Out-of-State
Per year
     Direct Costs
Tuition/Fees $9,420 $25,054
Room & Board $12,616 $12,616
     Indirect Costs
Books $1,600 $1,600
Transportation $1,462 $1,462
Other $2,020 $2,020
Direct Loan Fee $72 $72
PLUS Loan Fee $738 $738
Total:
$27,928
$43,562

Living with Relatives

2020-2021
In-State
Per year
Out-of-State
Per year
     Direct Costs
Tuition/Fees $9,420 $25,054
     Indirect Costs
Room & Board $4,766 $4,766
Books $1,600 $1,600
Transportation $1,462 $1,462
Other $2,020 $2,020
Direct Loan Fee $72 $72
PLUS Loan Fee $738 $738
Total:
$20,078
$35,712

Living Off-Campus

2020-2021
In-State
Per year
Out-of-State
Per year
     Direct Costs
Tuition/Fees $9,420 $25,054
     Indirect Costs
Room & Board $14,614 $14,614
Books $1,600 $1,600
Transportation $1,462 $1,462
Other $2,020 $2,020
Direct Loan Fee $72 $72
PLUS Loan Fee $738 $738
Total:
$29,926
$45,560