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Financial Aid & Fellowships

Office of Student Financial Aid

  • To assist students determine the estimated cost of attending the University of Maryland for the academic year, including fees, living expenses (housing and food), books, supplies, equipment, transportation, and miscellaneous personal expenses, see Cost of Attendance.
  • See Graduate Student FAQs
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Immigrant and Undocumented Student


For financial aid opportunities that include federal, state, institutional, alternative loans, and more, see UMD’s Office of Student Financial Aid

International Students

International students are restricted in receiving certain types of financial aid. See Financial Aid - International Students

Special Note

Graduate certificates are non-degree granting programs and do not meet eligibility requirements for federal financial aid.


Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at

See UMD’s Graduate School – Funding. Questions? Contact the Graduate School at

Some programs offer financial assistance in the forms of grants. Students should contact their individual academic program director for additional information. 

Students applying for programs offered through the EdTerps Learning Academy should review the following options. 



School-system Partnerships

The College of Education has developed partnerships with several state of Maryland county public school systems. Interested students should contact their particular school district to inquire how these partnerships may cover tuition through direct coverage of such costs.

Many public school districts offer tuition reimbursement. Interested students should contact their district. For the state of Maryland, below is a listing of county-specific public school websites that provide tuition reimbursement information.

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