Fall 2009—Undergraduate

Undergraduate Tuition Per Semester Hour

Note: Tuition rates are subject to the approval of the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents. They may be changed, or other charges may be included, as a result of the Board of Regents decisions. Notwithstanding any other provision of this or any other university publication, the university reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and other charges at any time such changes are deemed necessary by the university and the USM Board of Regents.

Maryland residents $230
Nonresidents of Maryland $499
Active-duty military and spouses* $230

* Some dependent children of active duty military personnel and some veterans are eligible for the Maryland resident tuition rate. Please see sections IV.C,D, and E of the USM residency policy at http://www.umsa.umd.edu/regents/bylaws/SectionVIII/VIII270.html for specific details.

Fees *


Application for Admission $50
(Payable by all new students at first registration)
Cooperative Education
Undergraduate tuition rates apply. See above.  
Administrative fee $75
Job development seminar $75
Diploma/Certificate $50
(Applications for degree diplomas and certificates must be submitted with nonrefundable fee by the deadline.   
Laboratory Fee $40
(Required for enrollment in BIOL 230, 355, 435, 437, and 438; BSCI 105, 106, 201, 202, 223, 230, and 424; CHEM 103, 113, 132, 232, 233, 242, and 243)  
Prior Learning
Course-Challenge Examination (Undergraduate tuition rates apply. See above.)
EXCEL (Undergraduate tuition rates apply for EXCL 301. See above.)
Enrollment fee, nonrefundable (Charged when you register) $30
Portfolio evaluation (first evaluation) $250
Each additional evaluation $125
Credit award fee (per credit) $ 90
Reevaluation fee (Available only in special cases) $125
Service Charge for Dishonored Checks $30
Shady Grove Center Weekday Daytime Program Fee $8.50
(Per semester hour; Required for all weekday daytime courses at the Shady Grove Center)
Technology Fee $10
(Per semester hour; mandatory fee capped at $240 per student per year,which runs summer/fall/spring)  
For all make-up exams, including distance education exams (Nonrefundable; to be paid upon requesting a make-up exam)   $60
Transcripts $10
Regular service (per copy)  

*Please note: Golden ID students (Maryland residents only) are eligible for remission of tuition only. All other fees continue to apply.

Note: The Board of Regents has authorized the university to charge a student's   delinquent account for all collection costs incurred by the university. The   normal collection fee is 17 percent plus attorney and/or court costs. The   service charge for a dishonored check is $30. Requests for services (for   example, transcripts, diplomas, withdrawals) will be denied until all debts are paid. 

All undergraduate students are required to pay undergraduate tuition   for all undergraduate courses in which they are enrolled.