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Listed are rates for the Academic Year of 2016-2017. Rates are approved by the Board of Regents. 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.

Room Rates
Residence Halls Double Rooms(Including Potomac Hall) $6,796
Residence Hall Triple/Quad Rooms $4,788
Apartment & Continuous Occupancy Suites (Harbor) $7,040
Single Room Additional Fee $604

Apartment residents are responsible for a monthly utility charge that is billed at end of semester and divided among those apartment residents.

Board Rates
The Ultimate Meal Plan $4,422
Savvy 16 Meal Plan $4,454
Flexible 14 Meal Plan $4,834
Super 225 Block Meal Plan $4,204
Terrific 12 Meal Plan $3,832
Flexible 10 Meal Plan $4,070
Advantage 5 Meal Plan(apt. residents only) $1,938
Mega 50 Block Meal Plan(apt. residents only) $926
Mini 25 Block Meal Plan(apt. residents only) $466

Residents of Potomac Hall (a 9-month community) and Harbor Hall 151-156 (WILL), 162-174 (9-month floor), 225-239 (ILE), 262-274 (9-month floor) and 325-339, 362-374 (9-month floors) are required to select one of these Winter Session Meal Plans:

The Ultimate $480
Fab 14 $352
Teriffic 10 $243
Mini 25 Block $233
Just Flex - $50.00 $50

NOTE: These projected rates are based on a 2.7% average increase from 2015-2016.

* Students selecting this option will be able to use the Flex Dollars during the Winter Session and/or during the Spring Semester

For more information about meal plans and menu options, go to

Communication Fee
Residence Halls & Apartments $350

*This fee will be added to your room rate, and covers cable and high-speed Internet access.