Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are subject to change and may be changed without prior notice.

Information about tuition and fees can be found at the following websites:

Bursar's Office
Financial Aid Office
University Health Services
Continuing and Professional Education
Graduate School

Estimated Tuition and Expenses

Tuition and fees are calculated on an annual basis for a graduate student carrying 12 credits per semester. Visit for billing information and tuition and fee updates. Tuition and fees are prorated for fewer than 12 credits. Graduate Assistants with a Graduate Employee Organization (GEO) tuition credit pay annually about $1595 in mandatory fees.

In order to enroll as a Massachusetts resident for tuition and fee purposes, a student must have on file a Residency Statement. Students originally classified as nonresident who believe they have met the residency requirements may appeal their classification before the beginning of the semester. Forms are available from the Graduate School.

The Summer Session tuition charges and fees are stated in the Summer Session course listing at

Tuition and Fee Refunds

A student who leaves the university for any reason before a semester is completed will be granted a prorated refund of tuition and mandatory fees that applies for the first five weeks of the semester only.

The amount of federal financial aid returned to federal aid programs is determined by the amount of time the student spent in academic attendance,but has no relationship to the institutional charges incurred by the student.

Refund Schedule

Regular Term

  1. Within the first two weeks from the beginning of semester or term - 100%
  2. During the third week - 60%
  3. During the fourth week - 40%
  4. During the fifth week - 20%
  5. After the fifth week - no refund

This refund schedule does not apply to courses offered through the Division of Continuing & Professional Education.