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BU Online Distance Education programs

Tuition 2013-2014

Boston University Online Program Part-time Tuition Rates
Fall 2013 - Summer 2014

For online students enrolling at Boston University, there is a fall semester (September through December, comprising both Fall 1 and Fall 2 online sessions), a spring semester (January through May, comprising both Spring 1 and Spring 2 online sessions), and a Summer 1 semester and a Summer 2 semester. Online students who study on a part-time basis each semester or during Summer Term (undergraduate: 1-12 credits; graduate: 1-11.5 credits) are charged the University's online per-credit tuition and fee charges as noted. Online students who exceed these per-semester credit limits will be charged the University’s full-time tuition rates. Please note, the $60 student services fee is non-refundable.

Cost/Credit Hour
Technology Fee/Credit Hour*
Student Services Fee/Semester**
College of Fine Arts - School of Music - Master & Doctor in Music Education
$687 $60 $60
College of Fine Arts - School of Visual Arts - Master of Arts in Art Education
$687 $60 $60
Graduate Medical School - Graduate Certificate in Clinical Investigation
$925 $60 $60
Graduate Medical School - Undergraduate Genetics Courses
$405 $60 $60
Metropolitan College - Graduate Certificate in Project Management
$780 $60 $60
Metropolitan College - Undergraduate Degree Completion Program
$650 $60 $60
Metropolitan College - Master of Criminal Justice
$780 $60 $60
Metropolitan College - Master of Science in (Specialty) Management
$780 $60 $60
Metropolitan College - Master of Science in Computer Information Systems
$780 $60 $60
Metropolitan College - Master of Science in Health Communication
$780 $60 $60
Metropolitan College - Virtual Gastronomy
$780 N/A $60
School of Education - Certificate in Educational Technology
$687 $60 $60
School of Education - Certificate in Physical Education, Health Education, and Coaching
$687 $60 $60
School of Law - Graduate Tax Program (LLM in Taxation)
$1,863 $60 $60
School of Social Work - Master of Social Work
$685 $60 $60
Sargent College - Doctor of Occupational Therapy
$1,374 $60 $60

Note: A technology fee is assigned to most online courses at Boston University. It is used to help support the technology associated with the online course environment.