2021-2022 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

2021-2022
In-State
Per year
Out-of-State
Per year
Tuition/Fees $12,280 $28,470
Room & Board $12,600 $12,600
Books $1,600 $1,600
Transportation $1,482 $1,482
Other $1,684 $1,684
Direct Loan Fee $74 $74
PLUS Loan Fee $740 $740
Total:
$30,460
$46,650

Living with Relatives

2021-2022
In-State
Per year
Out-of-State
Per year
Tuition/Fees $12,280 $28,470
Room & Board $4,940 $4,940
Books $1,600 $1,600
Transportation $2,416 $2,416
Other $1,684 $1,684
Direct Loan Fee $74 $74
PLUS Loan Fee $740 $740
Total:
$23,734
$39,924

Living Off-Campus

2021-2022
In-State
Per year
Out-of-State
Per year
Tuition/Fees $12,280 $28,470
Room & Board $14,736 $14,736
Books $1,600 $1,600
Transportation $2,416 $2,416
Other $1,684 $1,684
Direct Loan Fee $74 $74
PLUS Loan Fee $740 $740
Total:
$33,530
$49,720