Estimated Costs

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


    *Subject to Change

    1.  Approximate Tuition per credit hour (2017-2018 year)

         $ 319 per graduate credit hour (Maryland Resident)

         $ 592 per graduate credit hour (Non-Maryland Resident)
    $ 440 per graduate credit hour (Eastern Shore Region)


      Number of credits by semester for each year*
        Fall Winter Spring Summer
          Year 1 14 1 17 12
      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 44 $14, 036 $19,360 $26,048
      Year 2 46 $14, 674 $20,240 $27,232
      Year 3 38 $12,122 $ 16,720 $22, 496

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

                Anatomy Laboratory                                         $150.00 Fall Semester Year 1 

                Neuroscience Laboratory                                   $150.00 Spring Semester Year 1

              University Fees:

                Student Fee                                                       $29.00 per credit hour    

                Technology Fee                                                  $7.00 per credit hour

    4.  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.

     
     5.  Other Costs
      In addition to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore tuition and fees, students are responsible for:
    • Textbooks 
    • Printing
    • Laboratory scrubs and disposable gloves (Gross anatomy)
    • Physical therapy tools (i.e., tape measure, goniometers, gait belt, reflex hammer)

    Financial Aid and Scholarships