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Tuition and Fees


Students who register for a course in this program are assessed tuition and, if applicable, mandatory fees. The program uses the semester academic calendar.

Program Tuition

Tuition is assessed at the University-approved per course rate. The charts provide tuition costs for each term of registration by program. In addition, there is an estimated cost based on the total number of credits for the master’s or graduate certificate.

Master’s Programs

Applies to course sections PWX* (online).

  • Executive Master of Public Management, Online (EMPM).
Academic Year 1 Course 2 Courses 3 Courses Estimated: Master's, 10 courses
2023-2024 TBD TBD TBD TBD

Graduate Certificates

Applies to course sections PCM* (in person) or PWL* (online).

  • Nonprofit Management Leadership
  • Public Sector Finance and Acquisition
  • Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy
Academic Year 1 Course 2 Courses Estimated: Certificate, 4 Courses
2023-2024 $3,000.00 $6,000.00 $12,000.00

Mandatory fees are assessed according to location, delivery type, and semester.

Category Semester Description Academic Year 23-24
Graduate Student Fees Fall or Spring 9 or more credits $641.50
Graduate Student Fees Fall or Spring 8 or less credits $331.50
Summer Campus Fee Summer I or II Flat rate $205.00
Summer Distance Fee Summer I or II Flat rate $96.00
  • Graduate Student Campus Fees, Mandatory: Assessed based on the total number of registered credits each fall or spring semester/term for any course held on campus. For a breakdown of fees, see Student Financial Services - Tuition and Fees.
  • Summer Campus Services Fee, Mandatory: Flat rate charged for any course registration that requires students to come to campus. Assessed for each six-week session. Supports university resources that include transportation, student union, recreation, and registration services.
  • Summer Distance Learning Fee, Mandatory: Flat rate charged for any course registration that does not require students to come to campus (e.g., internships, courses offered completely online). Assessed for each six-week session. Supports university resources and registration services.

The Office of Student Financial Aid provides cost of attendance information that includes fees, living expenses (housing and food), books, supplies, equipment, transportation, and miscellaneous personal expenses.  To help students determine the estimated cost of attending the University of Maryland for the academic year, see detailed information at Cost of Attendance.  

Questions? Contact umdfinaid@umd.edu

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 University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Although changes in tuition, fees, and charges ordinarily will be announced in advance, the University reserves the right to make such changes without prior announcement.

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