2017/2018 Graduate Estimate of Expenses – Medical Campus

These estimates are for graduate international students studying at the Boston University Medical Campus during the 2017/2018 academic year.  The 9-month estimate covers the Fall and Spring semesters, while the 12-month estimate covers Fall, Spring, and Summer. Some academic programs require additional fees; please check with your academic program to determine if additional fees will apply. Please keep in mind that the figures for living expenses are estimates.


School of Public Health and Division of Medical Sciences Tuition follows standard graduate tuition charges.

9 Months
12 Months
Tuition
$ 50,980
  $ 50,980
Health and Wellness Fee
        412
          412
Health Insurance 1
      2,014
        2,014
Room and Board
    15,270
      20,996
Books and Supplies
      1,251
       1,251
Incidentals 2
     4,170
       5,560
TOTAL
$ 74,097
  $ 81,213

Goldman School of Dental Medicine These figures reflect the estimates for 2016-2017 academic year and do not include significant equipment fees for certain programs.  Students enrolled in the Postdoctoral or Oral Surgery Resident Program must substitute $73,500 in place of the standard tuition figure and $3,190 in place of the Health insurance listed below when calculating estimate of expenses.

12 Months
Tuition
  $ 72,000
Health and Wellness Fees
          398
Health Insurance 1
        3,006
Room and Board
      20,446
Books and Supplies
        1,251
Incidentals 2
        5,560
TOTAL
   $ 102,661

School of Medicine The health insurance estimate below is based on selection of the Boston Medical Center Advantage Plan. Students who choose another plan offered through Boston University will be slightly higher.

12 Months
Tuition
  $ 58,975
Health and Wellness Fees
          412
Health Insurance 1
       3,006
Room and Board
      20,996
Books and Supplies
         1,251
Incidentals 2
        5,560
TOTAL
   $ 90,200

Estimate for Dependents for School of Public Health and Division of Medical Sciences A dependent is defined as the student’s spouse or child (under the age of 21). Please add the following figures to the total estimate listed above when a student will be accompanied by dependents.  Includes health insurance.1

9 Months
12 Months
For one dependent
$ 9,585
   $ 10,881
For two dependents
$ 17,098
   $ 20,113
For each additional dependent, add this figure to the estimate above for two dependents.
  $ 5,149
     $ 6,011

Estimate for Dependents for Goldman School of Dental Medicine 2016-2017 figures  A dependent is defined as the student’s spouse or child (under the age of 21). Please add the following figures to the total estimate listed above when a student will be accompanied by dependents.  Includes health insurance.1

 
12 Months
For one dependent
 
   $ 10,831
For two dependents
 
   $ 20,332
For each additional dependent, add this figure to the estimate above for two dependents.
 
     $ 6,314

1 Health Insurance is required for all international students and their dependent family members. Please note that these rates are based on the Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan for professional medical, dermatology and dental students available for purchase through Boston University. Health insurance estimates reflect last year’s figures. 2 Incidentals include transportation and personal expenses.