Cost of college went up for all students at University of Maryland-Baltimore County

In-state tuition and fees rose 2.3 percent for 2017-18 at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 2.3 percent for 2017-18 at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Maryland residents paid $11,518 to attend the four-year public institution this year $254 more than the $11,264 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 122.7 percent more than residents this year, or $25,654. Their price tag grew 4.7 percent from $24,492 in 2016-17.

About 90 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Maryland residents. About 6 percent are residents of other states and 4 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 73 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 840 students received grants or scholarships totaling $7.6 million and 641 students took out student loans totaling more than $4.43 million.

Including all undergraduates, 5,524 students used grants or scholarships totaling $46.29 million. Another 4,543 took out $30.74 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
In-state
12,276
$10,384
$11,006
$11,264
$11,518
10.9%
Out-of-state
~818
$22,682
$23,770
$24,492
$25,654
13.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
358
23%
$1,689,949
$4,721
State / local grant or scholarship
297
19%
$1,063,604
$3,581
Institutional grants or scholarships
655
42%
$4,842,665
$7,393
Grant or scholarship aid total
840
54%
$7,596,218
$9,043
Federal student loans
621
40%
$3,235,828
$5,211
Other student loans
83
5%
$1,197,388
$14,426
Student loan aid
641
42%
$4,433,216
$6,916
Total student aid
1,123
73%

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