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Tuition plus mandatory fees

Full-year rates: 2021-2022

MA ResidentsNew England Rate*UMassD Direct**Out-of-StateInternational
$14,408 $19,556 $19,556 $30,153 $30,153

With room & board

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

MA ResidentsNew England Rate*UMassD Direct**Out-of-StateInternational
$30,233 $35,381 $35,381 $45,978 $45,978

*New England Rate: Rhode Island residents are charged a full-time tuition rate of $19,556. All other New England residents are charged the full-time tuition rate of $30,153 and are eligible for a $10,597 New England Tuition Rate adjustment. This rate became available in Fall 2018 to first-time full-time undergraduate day students.

**UMassD Direct: UMass Dartmouth offers a reduced tuition rate for students from New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. UMassD Direct applies to fall applicants who start Fall 2022 or later. Spring applicants do not qualify.


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.

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Additional cost details: 2021 - 2022

Individual college fees (annual based on student's registered major)
Arts & Sciences $426 - $928 (based on student's registered major)
Business $496
Engineering $1,350
Nursing & Health Sciences $1066
Visual & Performing Arts $902
CVPA: Applied Music fee $777 per course
One time only fees
Orientation - First-years $270.00
Orientation - Transfers $150.00
Orientation - International $260.00
Graduation fee $195.00
Transcript fee $100.00
Optional fees
Mass PIRG $18.00
Health insurance*
*mandatory for international students
Other fees as appropriate
Continuation of Program $250.00 per semester
Exchange fee $250.00 per semester
Honors College fee $300.00 per year
International students fee $520.00 per year
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.

More information: Cost of attendance


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