Admissions & Financial Aid

Tuition & Fees

As the only public university in Boston, the University of Massachusetts Boston represents excellence in teaching and research—at an incredible value.

Below are the estimated costs of attendance for 2014-2015. For the most current pricing breakdowns, please check with the Bursar's Office.

Undergraduate Student Tuition and Fees

(based on full-time attendance)

  Tuition & Fees
MA resident $11,966
Non-resident $28,390
International student $28,700
NERSP* $21,203

Graduate Student Tuition and Fees

(based on full-time attendance)                                 

  Tuition & Program Fees**
MA Resident $15,018
Non-resident $29,092
International $29,402
NERSP* $23,219

*The New England Regional Students Program (NERSP) gives a tuition break to New England residents enrolled in certain programs not offered by the public colleges and universities of a student’s home state. For more information on the program, please click here or visit the New England Board of Higher Education website

**If a graduate student does not register for course, thesis, or dissertation credits during any semester, the student must pay a program fee to maintain continuous registration.

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