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.
Note: The figures below are estimates, based on slight increases to the 2019-2020 pre-COVID rates. State and institutional decisions related to COVID may impact these amounts; figures are expected to be finalized in May for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.
Cost of Attendance
|Direct Loan Fee||$178||$178|
|PLUS Loan Fee||$888||$888|