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Estimated Costs

  • The UMES DPT program has affordable tuition, the lowest in the region.


    *Subject to Change

    1.  Approximate Tuition per credit hour (2019-2020 year)

         $ 341 per graduate credit hour (Maryland Resident)

         $ 634 per graduate credit hour (Non-Maryland Resident)
         $ 471 per graduate credit hour (Eastern Shore Region)


      Number of credits by semester for each year*
        Fall Winter Spring Summer
          Year 1 14 1 17 13
      Year 2 18 3 17 5
      Year 3 14 3 13 8
      *does not include Independent Study credits (3 credits)

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     2.  Estimated Annual Tuition (Summer & Winter Sessions included, independent studies included in 2nd year costs)  

                      Credits Maryland Resident Eastern Shore Region Non-Maryland Resident
      Year 1 45 $15,345 $21,195 $28,530
      Year 2 46 $15,686 $21,666 $29,164
      Year 3 38 $12,958 $17,898 $24,095

     3.  Other Approximate University Fees for both Maryland and Non-Maryland Residents
     
          University Fees:

                Student Union Fee                                             $32.00 per credit hour    

                Technology Fee                                                  $9.00 per credit hour

                Athletic Fee                                                       $44.00 per credit hour

     4. Departmental Fees:

                 Anatomy Laboratory                                          $150.00 Fall Semester Year 1

                 Neuroscience Laboratory                                    $150.00 Spring Semester Year 1



     


    5.  Clinical Education Costs
               Clinical affiliations are located in all regions of Maryland and other states.  Students are financially responsible for the following expenses for clinical education: 
    • Criminal background check 
    • Laboratory drug screening 
    • Annual physical examination, immunizations and medical testing
    • Annual CPR certification
    • Professional liability insurance
    • Personal health insurance
    • Clinic attire, clinical laboratory jacket and appropriate clinic shoes
    • Housing
    • Living expenses 
    • Transportation
    • Parking fees  
    • Name tag
    Students are also responsible for transportation to local clinics for clinical practicums. 

      
     6.  Other Costs
     In addition to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore tuition and fees, students are responsible for: 
    • Textbooks 
    • Printing
    • Laboratory scrubs, shoe covers, safety goggles and disposable gloves (Advanced Human Anatomy and Neuroscience)
    • Physical therapy tools (i.e., tape measure, goniometers, gait belt, reflex hammer)


    Financial Aid and Scholarships