Listed are rates for the 2020-2021 Academic Year. 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. Official rates can be found on the UMBC Bursar’s office website for tuition and fees.
Fall 2020 Abbreviated Semester Room Rates*
|Room Type||Annual Rate||Semester Cost|
|Residence Hall Rooms||N/A||$3,925|
|Residence Hall Triple/Quad Bedrooms||N/A||N/A|
*These rates include the $175 annual communication fee that covers Xfinity Streaming IPTV and high-speed ethernet or wireless connectivity.
Proposed Board (Meal Plan) Rates
Students living in Residence Halls and Suites are required to have a meal plan, and will be defaulted to the Terrific 12 Meal Plan if they do not select another option when they apply for housing. Apartment residents may elect to have any of the following meal plans. View the 2020-2021 Meal Plan Terms provided by Campus Card and Mail Services. For more information about meal plans, please visit https://www.dineoncampus.com/umbc.
The proposed Fall 2020 Board Rates are subject to change.
|Board Plans||Annual Rate||Semester Cost|
|The Ultimate Meal Plan||N/A||$2,011|
|Savvy 16 Meal Plan||N/A||—|
|Terrific 12 Meal Plan*||N/A||$1,741|
|Super 225 Block Meal Plan||N/A||$2,155|
|Flexible 14 Meal Plan||N/A||$2,197|
|Flexible 10 Meal Plan||N/A||—|
|Meals Plans for Apartment Residents Only|
|Flexible 5 Meal Plan||N/A||$769|
|Mega 50 Block Meal Plan||N/A||$501|
|Mini 25 Block Meal Plan||N/A||$253|