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2011/2012 Estimate of Expenses
for Graduate International Students on the
BU Medical Campus

These estimates are for graduate international students studying at the Boston University Medical Campus during the 2011/2012 academic year. Please click here for the Estimate of Expenses for programs at the Boston University Charles River Campus. 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
School of Medicine's Division of Graduate Medical Sciences

Tuition follows standard graduate tuition charges.

 
9 Months
12 Months
Tuition
$ 40,848
$ 40,848
Health Insurance 1
1,914
1,914
Room and Board
12,070
16,103
Books and Supplies
1,189
1,189
Incidentals 2
4,033
5,367
TOTAL
$ 60,054
$ 65,421




Goldman School of Dental Medicine

These estimates do not include significant equipment fees for certain programs.  Students enrolled in the Postdoctoral or Oral Surgery Resident Program must substitute $59,940 in place of the standard tuition figure below when calculating estimate of expenses.

   
12 Months
Tuition  
$ 59,040
Health Insurance 1  
2,502
Room and Board  
16,103
Books and Supplies  
1,189
Incidentals 2
5,367
TOTAL

$ 84,201




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  
$ 49,560
Health Insurance 1  
2,418
Room and Board  
16,103
Books and Supplies  
1,189
Incidentals 2
5,367
TOTAL
$ 74,637




Estimate for Dependents

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
$ 9,165
$ 10,412
For two dependents
$ 15,727
$ 18,303
For each additional dependent, add this figure to the estimate above for two dependents.
$ 4,414
$ 4,964



  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

ISSO
Boston University
March 23, 2011

Boston University International Students & Scholars Office