If you are admitted to the University of Maryland (UMD) and hold or intend to seek an F-1 Student or J-1 Exchange Visitor visa, you must provide proof of liquid finances to cover one year’s worth of expenses (tuition, fees, books, insurance and living expenses). A current official bank statement from your sponsor that clearly indicates the name of the account holder and sufficient funds to cover expenses must be provided. We do not need this documentation until after you are offered admission to the university. If you have a sponsor, a signed letter of support in English is required along with the sponsor’s proof of finances. If you have dependent(s), please show additional financial support of $4,500 for each dependent.
For more information, please visit the International Student & Scholars Services website.
The following amounts are approximate and may change at any time without notice.
|Estimated annual expenses (2018-19 academic year)||Cost|
|Tuition and mandatory fees (two semesters)||$33,872|
|Living expenses for 12 months (room, meals,
local transportation and incidental costs)
|Books and medical insurance||$ 3,000|
|Total (one year):||$54,872|
Tuition and fees for each semester, as well as other university charges, books and supplies must be paid in full before the first day of classes. Medical insurance is required for all international students attending UMD.
As a publicly funded institution, UMD is unable to provide financial assistance to international students. You can find more information about financing your education on the Office of Student Financial Aid website.
(Updated as of October 17, 2018)
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