Admissions & Financial Aid

Tuition & Fees

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

Below are the estimated costs of attendance for 2016-2017. For the most current pricing breakdowns, please check with the Bursar's Office.

Undergraduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees

(based on full-time attendance)

  Tuition & Fees
MA resident $13,435
Non-resident $32,023
International student $32,343
NERSP* $24,836

Graduate Student Tuition and Fees

(based on full-time attendance)                                 

  Tuition & Program Fees**
MA Resident $17,218
Non-resident $33,268
International $33,588
NERSP* $27,395

*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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