Tuition and Fees
As you prepare to budget for your 2016/2017 academic year educational expenses, you will find some costs easier to predict than others. You will also need money for books, supplies, personal expenses, and transportation. A one-time fee of $265 will be charged for attending the mandatory University Orientation. Listed here are the costs for the 2016/2017 academic year, which include billed expenses (tuition, fees, room and board) as well as estimates for other expenses.
First Semester Charges
Charges at the University are billed by semester. First semester charges are due in full by early August.
|Undergraduate Student Fees||$532|
|Room and Board*||$7,435|
|Total Billed Expenses||$32,555|
*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 full academic year. 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.
Billed Expenses for the 2016/17 Academic Year
|Room (depending on type of accommodation)||$9,810|
|Board (most dining plans)||$5,060|
|Total Billed Expenses||$65,110|
|Books and Supplies||$1,000|
|Local Transportation (average)||$630|
|Total Other Related Expenses||$2,950|
*Tuition and fees are subject to change by action of the Board of Trustees.
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 Health Services website.