Tuition, Fees & Payment

The tuition for a course is determined by its number of credits, the level of the course (undergraduate vs graduate), and the Boston University school or college through which it is offered. The chart below lists the per credit tuition charges for Summer 2020. The tuition for each course is also listed at the end of its course description, found in the Courses section.

Tuition costs per credit, 2020

Undergraduate
Courses numbered 100 to 599, per credit
$720
Graduate
Courses numbered 600 to 999, per credit
$1,710

Exceptions

College of Fine Arts
Music education courses on campus, per credit
$720
College of Engineering
All courses numbered 500 and above, per credit
 $1,710
Wheelock College of Education & Human Development
All courses on campus, per credit
$720
School of Theology
Non-DMin master’s program summer courses, per credit
$887
School of Social Work
All courses on campus, per credit
$1,098
Metropolitan College
Courses numbered 100–599 on campus, per credit
$720
Metropolitan College
Graduate courses numbered 600–999 on campus, per credit
$905
Questrom School of Business
MBA part-time, per credit
$1,734

Additional fees

Paid by each student and not refundable once a session has begun
Student Services Fee
(per session)
$60
Laboratory Fee
(per lab course)
$200
Replacement fee for student identification card (Terrier Card) $40
Late payment fees $75–300*

*A minimum late payment fee of $75 is assessed beginning May 21, 2020, for the first session and 12-week courses, and July 7, 2020, for the second session. The late payment fee will increase throughout each academic session to a maximum of $300 for payments received as of July 2, 2020, for Session 1 and 12-week courses, and August 14, 2020, for Session 2.

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