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Maryland Tuition & Cost

College Park, Maryland

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Maryland Resident Sticker Price
$27,866
In State Costs for University of Maryland College Park
Fee Cost
Tuition$8,824
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,955
Room and Board $13,315
Other Expenses Budget$2,522
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$53,978
Out of State Costs for University of Maryland College Park
Fee Cost
Tuition$34,936
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,955
Room and Board $13,315
Other Expenses Budget$2,522

Residents of Maryland pay an annual total price of $27,866 to attend University of Maryland College Park on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $8,824 for tuition, $13,315 room and board, $1,250 for books and supplies and $1,955 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $53,978 which is 93.7% higher than Maryland residents. The tuition charge is $34,936 while room and board is $13,315, books and supplies are $1,250 and other fees come in at $1,955.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 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 College Park when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$17,723
Net Price by Income University of Maryland College Park
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$8,054
$30,001 to $48,000$12,128
$48,001 to $75,000$18,418
$75,001 to $110,000$22,710
$110,000+$25,151

The average reported annual net price for University of Maryland College Park for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $17,723 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

48% of full-time undergrad University of Maryland College Park received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $9,388 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 29% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,178 and 5% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $20,348.

Finanical Aid University of Maryland College Park
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $9,388 48%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $8,060 40%
Pell Grants $4,910 13%
Other Federal Grants $701 3%
State and Local Grants $4,692 14%
Federal Student Loans $5,178 29%
Other Student Loans $20,348 5%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Maryland College Park, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $54,500. The loan balance of $54,500 is a four year multiple of the $13,625 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 $520 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 2.75%.

Example Loan $54,500
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $519.99
Total Interest Paid $7,898.81
Sum of All Loan Payments $62,398.81

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$111,464
Year Maryland Residents Non Residents
1 $27,866 $53,978
2 $28,753 $55,697
3 $29,669 $57,471
4 $30,614 $59,301

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Maryland College Park to be $111,464 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.2% 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 College Park
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Maryland Residents $367 $1,101 $1,468
Out of State Residents $1,456 $4,368 $5,824

Estimated cost for a class at University of Maryland College Park 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 College Park versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Maryland College Park Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163286 IPEDS survey data for University of Maryland College Park.