High School Honors: Tuition, Aid, & Payment

Tuition & Fees
Application Fee (nonrefundable) $50
Tuition (for 8 credits)* $5,840
Student Services Fee (per session) $60
Student Health Services (fee for each visit)** $25

*Note: There may also be additional fees, such as a $200 laboratory fee for some science courses.

**There is a $25 fee each time a student visits Student Health Services.

The Student Health Services fee is paid at the time of visit or is added to your account for each Student Health Services visit.

Note: Application fees are nonrefundable. No refund or reduction in the total charge will be made if you arrive to the program late, leave the program early, or are dismissed from the program due to a violation of the program guidelines.

Financial aid

Limited financial aid is available for the High School Honors program. Please note that awards are based on both financial need and academic merit. If you would like to be considered for financial aid, please enclose the following with your application:

  • Pages 1 and 2 of your parents’ or guardians’ 2019 or 2020 Federal Income Tax Form (filed in 2020 or 2021). Note: Tax forms must be mailed or faxed. Do not email or upload them. Social security numbers must be blocked out before faxing or mailing the form to our office.
  • A letter from your parent or guardian describing your general financial situation and the particular circumstances that prevent you from paying the full tuition and fees.

Financial aid applications must be received by April 16, 2021.

Phone: 617-353-1378
Fax: 617-358-0646

Mailing Address:
Boston University Summer Term
High School Honors Program
755 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 105
Boston, MA 02215

Note: Applications with financial aid requests are not considered complete until all materials, including financial aid documents, have been submitted. Admission decisions are made without regard to financial aid consideration. International students are not eligible for financial aid.

Payment deadline

The payment deadline for students registered for Summer 1 courses is May 17, 2021. The payment deadline for students registered for Summer 2 courses is June 1, 2021. Payment not received by the deadline may result in the cancellation of your registration. Students accepted after the payment deadline must submit payment in full within one week of receiving payment instructions.

How to pay

BU accepts payment for High School Honors by credit card, check, or international wire transfer. You will need your BU ID number to submit payment.

Specific information for making payment, along with your BU ID number, is provided after completing your electronic Participation Agreement form.

For more information about enrollment procedures, please click here.

The tuition refund deadline is July 12, 2021.

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