Tuition plus mandatory fees

Full-year rates

MA ResidentsProximity/Regional*Out-of-StateInternational
$13,188 $17,698 $27,473 $27,993

With room & board

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

MA ResidentsProximity/Regional*Out-of-StateInternational
$25,658 $30,168 $39,943 $40,463

* Students living in Rhode Island are eligible for the Ocean State Proximity Program, which offers reduced tuition and fees at UMass Dartmouth. 

* 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 New England Regional Student 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

Mandatory annual fees
Student fee $155.00
Technology fee $250.00
Individual college fees (annual based on student's registered major)
Arts & Sciences $402.00 - $805.00 (based on student's registered major)
Business $441.00
Engineering $805.00
Nursing $726.00
Visual & Performing Arts $851.00
CVPA: Applied Music fee $643.00 per course
One time only fees
Orientation - Freshmen $260.00
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

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.

Housing rates & meal plans