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Tuition plus mandatory fees

Full-year rates: 2019-2020

MA ResidentsNew England Rate*Out-of-StateInternational
$14,358 $19,506 $30,103 $30,623

With room & board

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

MA ResidentsNew England Rate*Out-of-StateInternational
$28,422 $33,570 $44,167 $44,687


*New England Rate: Rhode Island residents are charged a full-time tuition rate of $19,506. All other New England residents are charged the full-time tuition rate of $30,103 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.


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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Detailed cost information: 2019 - 2020

Individual college fees (annual based on student's registered major)
Arts & Sciences $426 - $928 (based on student's registered major)
Business $482
Engineering $1,350
Nursing & Health Sciences $973
Visual & Performing Arts $902
CVPA: Applied Music fee $755 per course
One time only fees
Orientation - First-years $270.00
Orientation - Transfers $150.00
Orientation - International $260.00
Graduation fee $185.00
Transcript fee $100.00
Optional fees
Mass PIRG $18.00
Health insurance $2,512.00
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.

More information: Cost of attendance


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