If you are admitted to UMD and hold or intend to seek an F-1 Student or J-1 Exchange Visitor visa, you must provide proof of available financial resources 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 UMD and you have confirmed your enrollment. 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 USD 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 (2020-2021 academic year)||Cost|
|Tuition and mandatory fees (two semesters)||$37,141|
|Living expenses for 12 months (room, meals,
local transportation and incidental costs)
|Books and medical insurance||$3,000|
|Total (one year):||$58,141 USD|
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 other options for financing your education on the Office of Student Financial Aid website.
(Updated as of February 2020)
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