To determine your total Cost of Attendance, add the cost of tuition and fees (as either a full-time or a part-time student) to the Standard Living Expenses.  If you enroll in the BU Student Health Insurance Plan, you may also add this cost to the total.  Health Insurance costs for the 2019-2020 academic year have not yet been announced.  Last year the rates were as follows:  the Basic plan was $2,205and the Plus plan was $2,973.  Additional information regarding insurance can be found at Student Accounting Services.

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Full-Time Students (12-18 credits per semester)

Tuition (12-18 credits per semester)

$27,360 per semester

Student Services Fee

$172 per semester (Full-time and certified full-time)

Health & Wellness Fee

$219 per semester (Full-time and certified full-time)

Part-Time Students (less than 12 credits per semester)


$1,710 per credit

Student Services Fee

$60 per semester

Understanding Your Finances

Managing your money while enrolled in graduate school is very important. You may find this unofficial Budget Worksheet useful as a resource to estimate your personal monthly budget by inserting your projected income and expenses. Please note that this worksheet is for your own personal use and planning purposes only.