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Winter 2020 Tuition

Find information on Winter 2020 tuition rates.

Graduate Tuition RatesWinter 2020
Standard programs, Maryland resident$480 per credit

Standard programs, military and eligible spouses and dependents.

Learn about military tuition rate eligibility.

$480 per credit

Doctoral programs

$1,087 per credit

Standard programs, out-of-state resident

$659 per credit

Specialty programs

The following graduate programs and related courses are included in the specialty tuition rate category: Cybersecurity Management and Policy Master's Degree, Cybersecurity Technology Master's Degree, Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation Master's Degree, Data Analytics, and Business Administration.

$694 per credit
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Type of FeeFee Amount

Application for Admission Fee, Undergraduate and Graduate

This fee is nonrefundable and is incurred when the application for admission is submitted.


Application for Admission Fee, Doctoral

This fee is nonrefundable and is incurred when the application for admission is submitted.


Noncredit Course Fee: Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMGC (0 Credits, UCSP 615)


Cooperative Education Administrative Fee


Cooperative Education Job Development Seminar Fee


Laboratory Course Fee

This fee applies to BIOL 230, 331, 355, 356, 435, 437, and 438; BSCI 105, 106, 201, 202, 223, 230, and 424; and CHEM 103, 113, 132, 232, 233, 242, and 243.


Prior Learning Portfolio Evaluation Fee


Prior Learning Credit Award Re-Evaluation Fee

Credit award re-evaluation is only available in special circumstances.


Dishonored Check Service Fee


Shady Grove Center Facilities Fee

$10 per semester (up to $20 maximum per academic year)

Shady Grove Center Program Fee, Undergraduate

Required for all courses taken at Shady Grove.

$27 per credit

Shady Grove Center Program Fee, Graduate

Required for all courses taken at Shady Grove.

$20 per credit

Technology Fee

This per-credit fee is charged at the time of registration to improve the institutional IT infrastructure and help fund technological advancements and tools to enhance the student experience. This charge does not apply to the following categories: undergraduate military students, students enrolled in specialty graduate programs and related courses, and students covered by certain corporate agreements.


Make-Up Exam Fee

This fee is nonrefundable and is incurred upon requesting a make-up exam.


Diploma or Certificate Fee

This fee is nonrefundable.


Transcript Fee 

This fee is charged per copy for regular service.


All Other Noncredit Courses (Designated ASC or UCSP)


1 All students are required to pay tuition for all courses in which they are enrolled. Tuition rates are subject to the approval of the University System of Maryland 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.

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, registration) will be denied until all debts are paid.

Please see the Policy on Student Classification for Admission and Tuition Purposes for specific details about residency requirements.

Financial aid and tuition remission for University System of Maryland employees cannot be applied to noncredit courses. Golden ID benefits may not be applied to fees, noncredit courses, specialty undergraduate or graduate programs, or doctoral programs. Regular tuition rates apply for cooperative education, course challenge examinations, and EXCEL 301.

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