Understanding Tuition & Fees
Learn how the tuition and fees at SMCM compare to other U.S. colleges and universities and learn what you can do to successfully prepare for possible tuition growth.
How do Fees & Tuition at SMCM Compare With Other Colleges?
The next table shows how SMCM compares to other colleges nationally, regionally and by state.
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Tuition Discounts Offered to In-State Students
The cost of tuition and fees at SMCM is dramatically lowered for students living in Maryland. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $14,496 for the 2017 - 2018 year, a 51.6% discount off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $11,646 and fees $2,850.
Out-of-state students at SMCM spent $29,948 in tuition and fees in 2017 - 2018. Of this total, $27,098 was the expense of tuition and $2,850 the price of fees.
View the table below to find 2017 - 2018 academic year costs.
For more info, click SMCM Cost Per Credit Hour.
Are Tuition & Fees Increasing or Decreasing?
St Mary's College of Maryland tuition and fees for out-of-state students increased with a standard annual rate of 2.1% within the last five years. Over that same period, tuition increased by 2.0% and fees increased by 2.7%. Based on this, we predict the price of tuition and fees for this year will be $30,568.
At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to be $61,769 and $126,121 for a four-year degree. This doesn't include other costs such as room and board, transportation, and books.
Take a look at this next chart to find out how SMCM tuition and fees may increase including residency based reductions in the years to come.
Mainly due to the cost of living as well as other variables, the cost of college is likely to increase each year. For this reason your last year of school will be much more expensive than your first year.
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