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2014/2015 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 2014/2015 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 the School of Medicine's Division of Medical Sciences

Tuition follows standard graduate tuition charges.

 
9 Months
12 Months
Tuition
$ 45,686
$ 45,686
Health and Wellness Fee
334
334
Health Insurance 1
2,141
2,141
Room and Board
14,030
19,461
Books and Supplies
1,251
1,251
Incidentals 2
4,170
5,560
TOTAL
$ 67,612
$ 74,433




Goldman School of Dental Medicine

These estimates do not include significant equipment fees for certain programs.  Students enrolled in the Postdoctoral or Oral Surgery Residency Program must substitute $68,000 in place of the standard tuition figure and $3,320 in place of the Health Insurance listed below when calculating estimate of expenses.

   
12 Months
Tuition
$ 67,000
Health and Wellness Fees
334
Health Insurance 1
3,103
Room and Board
19,461
Books and Supplies
1,251
Incidentals 2
5,560
TOTAL

$ 96,709




School of Medicine

These estimates include professional medical and dermatology programs.  Please see estimates for programs in the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences above.

 

   
12 Months
Tuition
$ 53,894
Healh and Wellness Fees
334
Health Insurance 1
3,049
Room and Board
19,461
Books and Supplies
1,251
Incidentals 2
5,560
TOTAL
$ 83,549



 

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
$10,831
$ 13,179
For two dependents
$ 18,028
$ 22,218
For each additional dependent, add this figure to the estimate above for two dependents.
$ 4,902
$ 5,912



  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 17, 2014

Boston University International Students & Scholars Office