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 2015-2016. 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 $12,682
Non-resident $29,920
International student $30,230
NERSP* $22,733

Graduate Student Tuition and Fees

(based on full-time attendance)                                 

  Tuition & Program Fees**
MA Resident $16,115
Non-resident $31,115
International $31,425
NERSP* $25,242

*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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