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BU Online Distance Education programs

Tuition 2010-2011

Boston University Online Program Part-time Tuition Rates
Fall 2010 - Summer 2011

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 2 and Spring 2 online sessions), and Summer Term (May through August, comprising Summer 1 and Summer 2 online sessions). 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 $40 registration fee is non-refundable.

Cost/Credit Hour
Tech Fee/Credit Hour
Registration Fee
College of Fine Arts - School of Music - Master & Doctor in Music Education
$614 $50 $40
College of Fine Arts - School of Visual Arts - Master of Arts in Art Education
$614 $50 $40
Graduate Medical School - Undergraduate Genetics Courses
$362 $50 $40
Graduate Medical School - Graduate Certificate in Clinical Investigation
$925 $50 $40
Metropolitan College - Graduate Certificate in Project Management
$721 $50 $40
Metropolitan College - Undergraduate Degree Completion Program
$630 N/A $40
Metropolitan College - Master of Criminal Justice
$721 $50 $40
Metropolitan College - Master of Science in (Specialty) Management
$721 $50 $40
Metropolitan College - Master of Science in Computer Information Systems
$721 $50 $40
Metropolitan College - Master of Science in Health Communication
$721 $50 $40
Metropolitan College - Virtual Gastronomy
$721 N/A $40
School of Education - Certificate in Educational Technology
$614 $50 $40
School of Education - Certificate in Physical Education, Health Education, and Coaching
$614 $50 $40
School of Management - Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship
$640 $50 $40
Sargent College - Doctor of Occupational Therapy
$1,228 $50 $40

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.