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Tuition & Fees Fall 2020 - Spring 2021   Undergraduate Day

Visit Tuition and Fees for information on undergraduate evening and graduate classes.

Note: The application fee has been eliminated for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 undergraduate applicants. No application fee is required!

*Fall 2020 / Spring 2021

*Fees are subject to change

Per Semester

Per Year

Per Credit

Tuition In-State $485.00 $970.00 $40.42
Tuition Out-of-State $3,525.00 $7,050.00 $293.75
Tuition New England Regional (eligible majors and states)
$727.50 $1,455.00 $60.63
University Fee
This fee is used to support the operation of the University. This includes academic, administrative, student services and facilities
$3,812.00 $7,624.00 $317.67
Student Activity Fee
This fee supports student organizations on campus and supports class activities.
$0 (waived for 2020-21) $0 (waived for 2020-21) $0 (waived for 2020-21)
Capital Projects Fee
This fee is used to support structural initiatives for campus improvements.
$735.50 $1,471.00 $61.30
Technology Fee
This fee is used to support technological advancements of the campus infrastructure.
$250.00 $500.00 $20.83
MASSPIRG is a student-directed and student-funded nonprofit that works on issues like student debt, public health and climate change. This fee is WAIVABLE. $9.00 $18.00 N/A
Health Insurance
Matriculated students taking nine or more credits are required to have health insurance. This fee may be waived if a student has appropriate coverage from an outside source. Proof of insurance must be provided to the University.

Waive/Enroll Online (open 7/1 for fall)


Contact Student Accounts

$3,306.00 N/A
Application Fee
Not refundable or applicable to tuition or fees. One time fee only.
$50.00 N/A N/A
Please note some courses will be charged an additional Lab or Studio fee ranging from $25.00 to $75.00
Tuition & Fees Per Credit In-State Out-of-State New England Regional (NERP)
  $440.22 $693.55 $460.43

Full-Time Day UG Costs
(Full-time is 12 or more credits)



Living on Campus


In-State Not Including Health Insurance

$5,282.50 per semester

$10,565 per year

$10,813.50 per semester

$21,627 per year

Out-of-State Not Including Health Insurance

$8,322.50 per semester

$16,645 per year

$13,835.50 per semester

$27,707 per year

*These estimates are based on using the charges from Russell Hall and the 19 Meal Plan. Please refer to your billing statement for your true cost. Students are billed separately for each semester. Fall bills will be uploaded in July and are due August/SeptemberSpring bills will be uploaded in November and are due in December. Please note that fees are subject to change.

Please go to Room and Board Charges to see the different costs for our resident halls and meal plans.

Life Experience Credit Award Program (LECAP)

Undergrad students will be charged per credit tuition (excluding fees) at a rate of $133.00 per credit. Visit LECAP for more information.


Deposits are not refundable.

A deposit of $200.00 is required. The deposit is paid once at the time of acceptance. $85.00 will be credited towards your first semester bill.

A deposit of $150.00 is required for residence hall students and is credited to the student's account at the completion of the housing contract.

**The schedule of fees, tuition, methods of payment and refund policies are those in effect at the time of publication. They are subject to change without notice. Funds accrued for educational purposes are applied on a first funds received, first funds applied to bill basis.