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 Tuition and fees

Please note: Billing is done by semester. Installment payment plans are available. All expenses are subject to change at the discretion of the University, the state or the Board of Higher Education. Charges will be confirmed on your first semester bill.

 MA ResidentsProximity/Regional*Out-of-StateInternational
Tuition plus mandatory fees
(full-year rates)
$11,681 $15,517.50 $24,619 $25,119
With room & board
(based on 19 meal plan and double room for a full year)
$23,116 $26,953 $36,054 $36,554

*Proximity and New England Regional Student programs

The Proximity Program allows residents of Newport and Bristol Counties in Rhode Island to attend UMass Dartmouth at a reduced tuition. Effective fall 2015, this becomes the Ocean State Program and extends to the entire state of Rhode Island

The Regional Student Program allows New England students to earn degrees in areas not offered by their home-state public colleges and universities, at a reduced tuition.

More information about the Proximity and New England Regional Student programs

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Detailed cost information

 MA ResidentsProximity/RegionalOut-of-StateInternational
Tuition $1,417.00 $2,125.50 $8,099.00 $8,099.00
Curriculum Support Fee
$9,629.00 $12,757.00  $15,885.00 $15,885.00
International Student Fee       $500.00
Mandatory annual fees 
Athletics fee $225.00
Student fee $155.00
Campus Center fee $160.00
Health fee $95.00
Individual college fees
(annual based on student's registered major)
Arts & Sciences $365.00 - $730.00 (based on student's registered major)
Business $400.00
Engineering $730.00
Nursing $550.00
Visual & Performing Arts $780.00
CVPA: Applied Music fee $618.00 per course
One time only fees 
(Freshmen & International)
Orientation (Transfers) $150.00
Graduation fee $150.00
Transcript fee $100.00
Optional fees 
Mass PIRG $18.00
Green fee $30.00
Health insurance $2,124.00
Other fees as appropriate 
Continuation of Program $250.00 per semester
Exchange fee $250.00 per semester
Re-admit fee $60.00

Housing rates and meal plans