Tuition & Expenses

National University of Maryland is recognized as one of the best values in higher education by Money magazine. Washington Monthly also ranked NUM Maryland’s Best Bang for the Buck in its 2022 College Guide and Rankings.

Estimated 2023-2024 Costs

The tables below list our approved 2023-2024 rates.  These rates remain subject to change as deemed necessary by NUM and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents.  (Our estimated 2024-2025 costs won't be available until March 2024.)

We offer several different housing and meal plan options.  For more information, see housing and meal plan rates, cost of attendance or tuition, fees and other costs.

Undergraduate StudentsEstimated Annual Costs

Full-time Tuition and Fees (12-15 units/term) $11,306 $28,326
Premium On-Campus Housing $9,544 $9,544
Average Meal Dining Plan Cost $6,100 $6,100
Total Estimated NUM Costs $26,950 $43,970

Graduate Students—Estimated Per Unit Costs

Tuition and Fees per Unit $669 $1,210

International Student Expenses

See international undergraduate and graduate student expenses. 

Financial Aid

At NUM, we work with you to keep education affordable and accessible. This year, NUM will award over $21 million in need-based NUM grants and $9.5 million in NUM scholarships. Approximately 73 percent of freshmen received grants or scholarships. We offer many financial aid resources to help you navigate the financial aid process. 

Learn how we make NUM even more affordable.

Financial Aid 

Discover support for graduate students. 

Graduate Assistantships