Summer 2012—Undergraduate

Undergraduate Tuition Per Credit

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


Nonresidents of Maryland


Military *


* Active-duty military personnel and their spouses, those in the Selected Reserves, members of National Guard units, and some dependent children of active-duty military personnel are eligible for the military rate. Commissioned Corps members of the uniformed services (the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) and their spouses and some dependent children are also included under the military rate. In addition, some veterans who attended secondary school in Maryland are also eligible for the Maryland resident tuition rate. Please see sections IV. C, D and E of the USM residency policy at for specific details.

Fees *

Application for Admission (non-refundable)


(Fee is incurred when application for admission is submitted.)


Cooperative Education

Undergraduate tuition rates apply. See above.


Administrative fee


Job development seminar




(Applications for degree diplomas and certificates must be submitted with nonrefundable fee by the deadline)


Laboratory Fee


(Required for enrollment in BIOL 230, 331, 355, 356, 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)


Portfolio evaluation (first evaluation)


Each additional evaluation


Credit award fee (per credit)

$ 90

Reevaluation fee (Available only in special cases)


Service Charge for Dishonored Checks


Shady Grove Center Weekday Daytime Program Fee


(Per semester hour; Required for all weekday daytime courses at the Shady Grove Center)


Technology Fee**


Per Credit

** Technology fee does not apply to military students.




For all make-up exams, including distance education exams (Nonrefundable; to be paid upon requesting a make-up exam)  




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.