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UMBC Tuition & Cost

Baltimore, Maryland

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Maryland Resident Sticker Price
$28,058
In State Costs for University of Maryland Baltimore County
Fee Cost
Tuition$8,534
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$3,244
Room and Board $12,046
Other Expenses Budget$3,034
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$43,152
Out of State Costs for University of Maryland Baltimore County
Fee Cost
Tuition$23,628
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$3,244
Room and Board $12,046
Other Expenses Budget$3,034

Residents of Maryland pay an annual total price of $28,058 to attend University of Maryland Baltimore County on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $8,534 for tuition, $12,046 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $3,244 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $43,152 which is 53.8% higher than Maryland residents. The tuition charge is $23,628 while room and board is $12,046, books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $3,244.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Maryland Baltimore County when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$16,056
Net Price by Income University of Maryland Baltimore County
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$12,217
$30,001 to $48,000$16,042
$48,001 to $75,000$20,721
$75,001 to $110,000$23,932
$110,000+$24,173

The average reported annual net price for University of Maryland Baltimore County for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $16,056 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

Finanical Aid University of Maryland Baltimore County
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $9,402 55%
Pell Grant $4,479 22%
Federal Student Loan $5,188 40%

The average reported annual net price for University of Maryland Baltimore County for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $16,056 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Maryland Baltimore County, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $54,556. The loan balance of $54,556 is a four year multiple of the $13,639 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $566 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $54,556
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $566.17
Total Interest Paid $13,384.72
Sum of All Loan Payments $67,940.72

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$112,232
Year Maryland Residents Non Residents
1 $28,058 $43,152
2 $29,206 $44,917
3 $30,400 $46,754
4 $31,644 $48,667

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Maryland Baltimore County to be $112,232 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.1% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Maryland Baltimore County
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Maryland Residents $354 $1,062 $1,416
Out of State Residents $981 $2,943 $3,924

Estimated cost for a class at University of Maryland Baltimore County based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Maryland Baltimore County versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Maryland Baltimore County Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163268 IPEDS survey data for University of Maryland Baltimore County.