2021/2022 Graduate Estimate of Expenses – Medical Campus

These estimates are for graduate international students studying at the Boston University Medical Campus during the 2021/2022 academic year.  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 Division of Medical Sciences Tuition follows standard graduate tuition charges.

9 Months
12 Months
Tuition
   $ 58,560
     $ 58,560
Health and Wellness Fee
        $ 470
          $ 470
Health Insurance 1
     $ 2,789
       $ 2,789
Room and Board
    $ 16,840
     $ 23,155
Books and Supplies
      $ 1,251
       $ 1,251
Incidentals 2
       $ 2,170
       $ 3,560
TOTAL
    $ 82,080
     $ 89,785

Goldman School of Dental Medicine These figures reflect the estimates for 2021-2022 academic year and do not include significant equipment fees for certain programs.

PREDOCTORAL
12 Months
POSTDOCTORAL
12 Months
Tuition
    $ 85,000
       $ 87,500
Health and Wellness Fees
           $ 470
            $ 470
Health Insurance 1
        $ 4,316
          $ 4,790
Room and Board
      $ 23,155
        $ 23,155
Books and Supplies
         $ 1,251
          $ 1,251
Incidentals 2
        $ 5,560
         $ 5,560
TOTAL
    $ 119,752
     $ 122,726

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
       $ 66,702
Health and Wellness Fees
            $ 470
Health Insurance 1
        $ 3,837
Room and Board
       $ 23,155
Books and Supplies
          $ 1,251
Incidentals 2
         $ 3,560
TOTAL
       $ 98,975

Estimate for Dependents for School of Public Health and Division of Medical Sciences 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
 $ 10,610
    $ 11,815
For two dependents
$ 19,364
   $ 22,399
For each additional dependent, add this figure to the estimate above for two dependents.
  $ 6,238
     $ 7,156

Estimate for Dependents for School of  Medicine  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

12 Months
For one dependent
 
   $ 11,829
For two dependents
 
   $ 22,531
For each additional dependent, add this figure to the estimate above for two dependents.
 
     $ 7,274

Estimate for Dependents for Goldman School of Dental Medicine 2021-2022 figures  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

12 Months
For one dependent
 
     $ 12,782
For two dependents
 
   $ 24,437
For each additional dependent, add this figure to the estimate above for two dependents.
 
     $ 8,227

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.