University of Maryland College Park

College Park, Maryland


Costs to Attend University of Maryland College Park

Are you interested in applying to University of Maryland College Park yet wondering how much it costs or if you can afford to attend? Use our comprehensive price data and loan calculation tools to assist in determining if this school makes financial sense for you and your intended major of study.

Annual Cost

  • Total One Academic Year Cost
  • Maryland Residents: $20,184
  • Non Maryland Residents: $38,563
  • Cost Itemization
  • Tution for Maryland Residents: $7,175
  • Tution for non-Maryland Residents: $25,554
  • Room and Board or estimated off campus living expense: $10,146
  • Books and Supplies: $1,130
  • Other Fees: $1,733

The cost per year to attend University of Maryland College Park is $20,184 for the 2012/2013 academic year. Residents outside of Maryland have a total one year cost of $38,563. How much may your student loan payments be and can you afford to attend? If you are interested in learning more, request additional information to be sent to you from University of Maryland, College Park

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey and represent reported costs for the 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 academic years. Please consult the school directly for the most up to date price information.

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Estimated 4 Year Cost at Current Tuition

At current published tuition rates, the estimated total tuition and living expense cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree at University of Maryland College Park is $80,736 for students graduating in normal time. Our methodology for estimating the 4 year cost is a multiple of the most recent reported annual cost and does not factor in tuition increases.

  • 4 Year Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $80,736
  • 4 Year Out of State Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $154,252

Estimated Cost Per Semester

  • Maryland Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $10,092
  • Non Maryland Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $19,282

Average Net Price and Financial Aid

  • Average Annual Net Price: $13,625*
  • Estimated Average 4 Year Degree Cost: $54,500**
  • Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid: 50%
  • Average Annual Total Grant Aid Amount: $8,174
  • Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants: 20%
  • Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid: $4,125
  • Percent of Students Receiving Federal Student Loans: 36%
  • Average Amount of Federal Student Loan Aid: $6,741

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

**Based on a 4 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

University of Maryland College Park is a not for profit institution.

Example Student Loan Payments and Costs

How much are estimated student loan payments for University of Maryland College Park? Below are the costs for an example student loan if you borrowed $54,500, our estimated average net price for a four year degree. Note that this calculation assumes you are part of the reported 50% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $13,625. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments may be significantly higher than this example. Use our University of Maryland College Park student loan calculator below to change loan assumptions and recalculate.

Student loans are not free money and must be repaid. You cannot dismiss student loans by via bankruptcy.

  • Monthly Payment: $548.17
  • Amount Borrowed: $54,500.00
  • Interest Rate: 3.9%
  • Term: 10 years
  • Number of Monthly Payments: 120
  • Total Interest Cost: $11,280.04
  • Total of All Payments of 10 years: $65,780.04

Loan Affordability & Salary

Can I afford to attend University of Maryland College Park? To keep student loan payments affordable, it is recommended not to borrow more than you can pay back using 10% of your monthly income. When planning how to afford University of Maryland College Park, you need to carefully consider if it will be realistic to make the post graduation loan payments based on your expected salary.

Using these parameters, a salary of $65,780.04 is recommended to afford a $548.17 monthly payment in the example loan modeled above. This assumes a loan payback over 10 years. You can change the terms of this example loan using the student loan calculator below.

Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to University of Maryland College Park in the future? In the past five years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $7,906 to $8,655. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 1.9%. Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you can expect to pay for a 4 year degree at this school assuming tuition increases along at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current in-state 4 year cost of $80,736.00. Use our college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for University of Maryland College Park.

  • Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2019 - Annual: $27,758, 4 Year Degree: $111,031
  • Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2024 - Annual: $35,427, 4 Year Degree: $141,707
  • Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2029 - Annual: $45,214, 4 Year Degree: $180,858
  • Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2032 - Annual: $52,341, 4 Year Degree: $209,365

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost Per Class

Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at University of Maryland College Park are as follows.

  • Price per credit hour for Maryland residents: $290
  • Cost for one class for Maryland residents (3 credit hours): $870
  • Price per credit hour for out of state residents: $1,014
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours): $3,042
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours): $4,056

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Tuition History

What was tuition at University of Maryland College Park for the past five, ten, fifteen or twenty years? Looking at historical tuition increase rates may provide an indication as to expected increases in the future. Historical tuition and fees for all available data years back to 1987 follows.

  • 2010 - $8,053 In State / $23,990 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0.6% Annual Increase
  • 2009 - $8,005 In State / $23,075 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0.5% Annual Increase
  • 2008 - $7,969 In State / $22,208 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0.8% Annual Increase
  • 2007 - $7,906 In State / $21,345 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 1.1% Annual Increase
  • 2006 - $7,821 In State / $20,145 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.5% Annual Increase
  • 2005 - $7,410 In State / $18,710 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 9.6% Annual Increase
  • 2004 - $6,759 In State / $17,433 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 19.2% Annual Increase
  • 2003 - $5,670 In State / $14,434 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.2% Annual Increase
  • 2002 - $5,341 In State / $13,413 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4% Annual Increase
  • 2001 - $5,136 In State / $12,668 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4% Annual Increase
  • 2000 - $4,939 In State / $11,827 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.1% Annual Increase
  • 1999 - $4,699 In State / $11,221 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.4% Annual Increase
  • 1998 - $4,460 In State / $10,589 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7% Annual Increase
  • 1997 - $4,169 In State / $10,228 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 9.9% Annual Increase
  • 1996 - $3,794 In State / $9,738 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 9% Annual Increase
  • 1995 - $3,480 In State / $9,284 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 9.5% Annual Increase
  • 1994 - $3,179 In State / $8,783 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 14.4% Annual Increase
  • 1993 - $2,778 In State / $8,382 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 14.4% Annual Increase
  • 1992 - $2,429 In State / $7,297 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.1% Annual Increase
  • 1991 - $2,269 In State / $6,325 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8.2% Annual Increase
  • 1990 - $2,097 In State / $5,754 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 10% Annual Increase
  • 1989 - $1,906 In State / $5,292 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 9.5% Annual Increase
  • 1988 - $1,740 In State / $4,608 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8.7% Annual Increase
  • 1987 - $1,601 In State / $4,477 Out of State Tuition and Fees.

Cost for Popular Majors

Below are the most popular undergraduate areas of study at University of Maryland College Park ranked by degrees conferred during the 2010/2011 academic year along with their estimated total program cost. Please consult the school's website for further information as actual costs for specific program may vary. Price estimates assume graduation in normal time. Our methodology for estimating these costs is a two or four year multiple of the current one year tuition and living cost of $20,184. Associates degrees are assumed to be completed in two years and bachelors degrees are assumed to take four years.

Area of Study Graduates Estimated Degree + Living Expense Cost
Kinesiology and Exercise Science Bachelor's Degree 227 $80,736
4 year cost
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Degree 202 $80,736
4 year cost
Journalism Bachelor's Degree 136 $80,736
4 year cost
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Bachelor's Degree 118 $80,736
4 year cost
Elementary Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 111 $80,736
4 year cost
Civil Engineering, General Bachelor's Degree 103 $80,736
4 year cost
Ecology Bachelor's Degree 81 $80,736
4 year cost
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering Bachelor's Degree 75 $80,736
4 year cost
Chemical Engineering Bachelor's Degree 58 $80,736
4 year cost
Biochemistry Bachelor's Degree 52 $80,736
4 year cost
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management Bachelor's Degree 48 $80,736
4 year cost
Business/Commerce, General Bachelor's Degree 47 $80,736
4 year cost
Agricultural Engineering Bachelor's Degree 44 $80,736
4 year cost
Chemistry, General Bachelor's Degree 43 $80,736
4 year cost
Architecture Bachelor's Degree 40 $80,736
4 year cost
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 38 $80,736
4 year cost
Economics, General Bachelor's Degree 38 $80,736
4 year cost
Food Science Bachelor's Degree 38 $80,736
4 year cost
Information Science/Studies Bachelor's Degree 35 $80,736
4 year cost
Computer Engineering, General Bachelor's Degree 35 $80,736
4 year cost
Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Degree 34 $80,736
4 year cost
Engineering, Other Bachelor's Degree 34 $80,736
4 year cost
Psychology, General Bachelor's Degree 32 $80,736
4 year cost
Criminology Bachelor's Degree 32 $80,736
4 year cost
Agriculture, General Bachelor's Degree 31 $80,736
4 year cost
Management Science Bachelor's Degree 29 $80,736
4 year cost
Environmental Science Bachelor's Degree 29 $80,736
4 year cost
Special Education and Teaching, General Bachelor's Degree 28 $80,736
4 year cost
Japanese Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 26 $80,736
4 year cost
Physical Sciences Bachelor's Degree 24 $80,736
4 year cost
History, General Bachelor's Degree 23 $80,736
4 year cost
Music Performance, General Bachelor's Degree 22 $80,736
4 year cost
International Business/Trade/Commerce Bachelor's Degree 21 $80,736
4 year cost
Speech Communication and Rhetoric Bachelor's Degree 19 $80,736
4 year cost
English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Degree 19 $80,736
4 year cost
French Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 18 $80,736
4 year cost
Landscape Architecture Bachelor's Degree 18 $80,736
4 year cost
Music Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 16 $80,736
4 year cost
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Bachelor's Degree 14 $80,736
4 year cost
Mathematics, General Bachelor's Degree 14 $80,736
4 year cost
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Bachelor's Degree 14 $80,736
4 year cost
Finance, General Bachelor's Degree 13 $80,736
4 year cost
Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 13 $80,736
4 year cost
Jewish/Judaic Studies Bachelor's Degree 13 $80,736
4 year cost
Dance, General Bachelor's Degree 13 $80,736
4 year cost
Philosophy Bachelor's Degree 12 $80,736
4 year cost
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Bachelor's Degree 10 $80,736
4 year cost
Sociology Bachelor's Degree 9 $80,736
4 year cost
Music, General Bachelor's Degree 9 $80,736
4 year cost
Accounting Bachelor's Degree 8 $80,736
4 year cost
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree 8 $80,736
4 year cost
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Bachelor's Degree 8 $80,736
4 year cost
Geology/Earth Science, General Bachelor's Degree 7 $80,736
4 year cost
Family and Community Services Bachelor's Degree 6 $80,736
4 year cost
Materials Engineering Bachelor's Degree 6 $80,736
4 year cost
Natural Resources/Conservation, General Bachelor's Degree 6 $80,736
4 year cost
Public Health, Other Bachelor's Degree 6 $80,736
4 year cost
American/United States Studies/Civilization Bachelor's Degree 5 $80,736
4 year cost
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $80,736
4 year cost
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $80,736
4 year cost
Anthropology Bachelor's Degree 4 $80,736
4 year cost
Geography Bachelor's Degree 4 $80,736
4 year cost
Social Studies Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 4 $80,736
4 year cost
Fine/Studio Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $80,736
4 year cost
Dietetics/Dietitian Bachelor's Degree 4 $80,736
4 year cost
Russian Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 3 $80,736
4 year cost
German Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 3 $80,736
4 year cost
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree 3 $80,736
4 year cost
Physics, General Bachelor's Degree 3 $80,736
4 year cost
Astronomy Bachelor's Degree 3 $80,736
4 year cost
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 3 $80,736
4 year cost
Chinese Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 3 $80,736
4 year cost
African-American/Black Studies Bachelor's Degree 2 $80,736
4 year cost
Computer and Information Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 2 $80,736
4 year cost
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree 2 $80,736
4 year cost
Secondary Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 2 $80,736
4 year cost
Art Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 2 $80,736
4 year cost
English/Language Arts Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 2 $80,736
4 year cost
Foreign Language Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 2 $80,736
4 year cost
Linguistics Bachelor's Degree 2 $80,736
4 year cost
Russian Studies Bachelor's Degree 1 $80,736
4 year cost
Women's Studies Bachelor's Degree 1 $80,736
4 year cost
Italian Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 1 $80,736
4 year cost
Arabic Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 1 $80,736
4 year cost
Health Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 1 $80,736
4 year cost
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 1 $80,736
4 year cost
Agricultural Economics Bachelor's Degree 1 $80,736
4 year cost
Animal Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $80,736
4 year cost
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $80,736
4 year cost

About University of Maryland College Park

University of Maryland College Park is a four year public college located in College Park, Maryland.  Full time enrollment is 32,233 and part time is 5,398.  For the 2011/2012 school year, the school received 25,326 applicants. 11,889 were admitted and 3,906 enrolled.

Students attending this school may pursue both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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