As a member of the Coalition for College, the University of Maryland (UMD) follows the Coalition’s fee waiver criteria. Prospective students can learn more by visiting the Coalition's Application Fee Waivers page which provides details on eligibility and fee waivers for veterans.
In addition to the Coalition’s criteria, UMD waives the application fee for high school seniors who are National Merit, National Achievement or National Hispanic finalists or semifinalists, as well as on an individual basis for extenuating circumstances.
Fee waivers for these cases can be requested in two ways:
To submit a request to have your application fee waived, please email the required documentation to ApplyMaryland@umd.edu prior to submitting your application.
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