Tuition plus mandatory fees

Full-year rates: 2017-2018

MA ResidentsProximity*Out-of-StateInternational
$13,571 $18,296 $28,285 $28,805

With room & board

Based on Platinum Plan (unlimited meal swipes) and double room for a full year

MA ResidentsProximity*Out-of-StateInternational
$26,507 $31,232 $41,221 $41,741

* Effective Fall 2018: The UMassD New England Proximity Program offers a special tuition rate for all Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont residents who enroll in any UMass Dartmouth undergraduate full-time program.


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.

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Detailed cost information: 2017 - 2018

Mandatory annual fees
Student fee $155
Technology fee $250
Individual college fees (annual based on student's registered major)
Arts & Sciences $414 - $829 (based on student's registered major)
Business $455
Engineering $1,200
Nursing $805
Visual & Performing Arts $876
CVPA: Applied Music fee $662 per course
One time only fees
Orientation - Freshmen $265.00
Orientation - Transfers $150.00
Orientation - International $260.00
Graduation fee $180.00
Transcript fee $100.00
Optional fees
Mass PIRG $18.00
Health insurance $2,168.00
Other fees as appropriate
Continuation of Program $250.00 per semester
Exchange fee $250.00 per semester
Re-admit fee $60.00

Housing rates & meal plans

Textbooks & other costs

Students should budget $1,000 to $2,300 for books, supplies, etc. Students in some majors also incur additional costs, such as lab fees.