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Financial Certification


As an international applicant, you are required to provide proof that you have sufficient funds to cover your expenses while attending the University of Maryland.

If you are admitted to the University of Maryland (UMD) and hold or intend to seek an F-1 Student or J-1 Exchange Visitor visa, you must provide proof of liquid finances to cover one year’s worth of expenses (tuition, fees, books, insurance and living expenses). A current official bank statement from your sponsor that clearly indicates the name of the account holder and sufficient funds to cover expenses must be provided. We do not need this documentation until after you are offered admission to the university. If you have a sponsor, a signed letter of support in English is required along with the sponsor’s proof of finances. If you have dependent(s), please show additional financial support of $4,500 for each dependent.

For more information, please visit the International Student & Scholars Services website.

The following amounts are approximate and may change at any time without notice.

Estimated annual expenses (2018-19 academic year) Cost
Tuition and mandatory fees (two semesters) $33,872
Living expenses for 12 months (room, meals,
local transportation and incidental costs)
$18,000
Books and medical insurance $ 3,000
Total (one year): $54,872

 

Tuition and fees for each semester, as well as other university charges, books and supplies must be paid in full before the first day of classes. Medical insurance is required for all international students attending UMD.

As a publicly funded institution, UMD is unable to provide financial assistance to international students. You can find more information about financing your education on the Office of Student Financial Aid website.

(Updated as of October 17, 2018)

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