Doctoral Tuition & Fees

Doctoral tuition is determined per credit and residency status. Although many opt for off-campus housing, doctoral students may choose to live in University residence halls and purchase a meal plan. The Residence Life Office lists out the costs for each type of residence hall room and available meal plans.

2022-23 Tuition Rates

Maryland Resident $638 per credit hour
Out-of-State Resident $802 per credit hour

Mandatory Fees for Face-to-Face and Blended Learning

Technology Fee $16 per credit hour
Athletic Fee $62 per credit hour
Auxiliary Facilities Fee $33 per credit hour
Student Union Operating Fee $25 per credit hour
Transporation Fee $2 per credit hour
Sustainability Fee $3 per credit hour

Mandatory Fees for Online Courses and USM Hagerstown

Technology Fee $16 per credit hour

Other Fees and Expenses

Summer University Fee $85
Application Fee $45
Career Services Credentials $20
4-Payment Plan $45 per semester
Duplicate Copy $3
Late Registration Fee $30
Late Payment Fee $30
Lost ID Card $20
Private Music Fee $200 per credit hour
Returned Check Fee $30
Vehicle Registration (day permit parking) $40 per year

The University reserves the right to provide some or all instruction and related academic activities through alternative methods of delivery, including remote delivery. It also reserves the right to change the method of delivery before or during an academic term in the event of a health or safety emergency or other circumstance when it determines that such change is necessary or in the best interests of the campus community. Tuition and mandatory fees will not be reduced or refunded if the University changes the delivery method for any or all of an academic session.

* 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.