Cost of college went up for all students at the University of Maryland-College Park


In-state tuition and fees rose 1.9 percent for 2018-19 at the University of Maryland-College Park, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Maryland residents paid $10,595 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $196 more than the $10,399 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 232.4 percent more than residents this year, or $35,216. Their price tag grew 4.8 percent from $33,606 in 2017-18.

About 64 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Maryland residents. About 33 percent are residents of other states and 3 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 74 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 3,161 students received grants or scholarships totaling $25.2 million and 1,595 students took out student loans totaling more than $13.3 million.

Including all undergraduates (41,200), 15,368 students used grants or scholarships totaling $143.7 million, and 9,502 students took out $60.8 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
26,368
$9,996
$10,181
$10,399
$10,595
6%
Out-of-state
13,596
$31,144
$32,045
$33,606
$35,216
13.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Maryland-College Park 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
730
14%
$3,504,895
$4,801
State / local grant or scholarship
809
16%
$4,101,307
$5,070
Institutional grants or scholarships
2,767
53%
$17,571,419
$6,350
Grant or scholarship aid total
3,161
61%
$25,177,621
$7,965
Federal student loans
1,537
30%
$8,043,667
$5,233
Other student loans
274
5%
$5,230,508
$19,089
Student loan aid
1,595
31%
$13,274,175
$8,322
Total student aid
3,869
74%
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