Honors International Student Information: Estimated Expenses

Estimated Expenses for International High School Honors Students Summer 2019

These estimates are for visiting international High School Honors students during Summer Term 2019. The six-week estimate covers the length of the High School Honors program.

Please note that all estimated expenses are subject to change.

Summer 2019 6 weeks
(8 credits)
Tuition $5,600
Student Services Fee $60
Health Insurance $278
Room and Board $2,673
Books and Supplies $400
Incidentals $230
Program Fee $410
Minimum Amount of Financial Documentation $9,651

The Minimum Amount of Financial Documentation total is the amount that students must demonstrate they have in financial support in order to be issued a Boston University I-20 document for summer study. Actual expenses incurred may vary for the following reasons:

  • University fees: some courses also carry lab or additional fees, which can be found in the course descriptions on the Summer Term website.
  • Room and board: the rates listed above are for a double-occupancy dormitory room with a 14-meal per week plan. Choosing a 19-meal per week plan will result in different charges.
  • Books, supplies, and incidentals: actual expenses may vary depending on courses taken and lifestyle. The estimates above do not include airfare.

Contact Us

Boston University Summer Term
High School Programs
755 Commonwealth Ave, Rm B05
Boston, MA 02215

Phone: 617-353-1378
Fax: 617-358-0646
Email: summerhs@bu.edu