CGS January Boston-London Program Tuition

As you prepare to budget for your Boston and London freshman year expenses, please refer to the information below. Visit the Financial Assistance website for additional aid information regarding the CGS January Boston-London Program.

Spring 2016 Semester – Boston

Charges at the University are billed by semester/term. Spring semester charges are due in full by mid-December.

Tuition* $23,711
Undergraduate Student Fees $507
Room and Board $7,260
Estimated Transportation $315
Estimated Books & Supplies $500
Estimated Personal Expenses $660
Total $32,953

Room and board rates vary depending upon type of housing and dining plan. Rates are for room and board on a license agreement for the spring semester. Participation in the dining program is optional for students who are assigned to apartment-style residences. Variances in room and board may also occur if students claim commuter status as a special circumstance.

*Tuition and fees are subject to change by action of the Board of Trustees.

Projected Costs for the Summer Term – London

BU bills you for direct costs such as tuition and the London fee. There are also certain indirect expenses, such as board while in London, books, supplies, and personal expenses that you pay out of pocket. Projected costs are listed below and will be updated when actual charges and expense allowances are approved by the Board of Trustees.

London Fee $23,711
Housing/Student Services Fee* $6,000
Board Allowance** $2,200
Estimated Books & Supplies $300
Estimated Personal Expenses $700
Total $32,911

*This includes room, airfare to London from designated cities, mandatory field trips, and mandatory international health insurance.

**An allowance is listed as students are responsible for their own meals in their London flats.

Mandatory Health Insurance

Massachusetts law requires all students enrolled in at least 75% of the full-time curriculum to have medical insurance. Students who cannot demonstrate coverage under a qualifying medical insurance plan are required to purchase the University’s student health insurance plan, which is due and payable with your first-semester charges. For more information, see the Student Accounting Services website.