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Fees

Total Estimated Cost of Attendance 2022/23

Semesters include September 2022, January 2023 and May 2023

Program Duration Fees (US$)
Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP (Year 1 - Freshman Year)* 2-3 semesters $35,009
ESL English as a Second Language (pre-college) Per semester $5,127
Other Fees and Charges (Mandatory)
New Student Fee One time $711
Student ID Fee (New Student) One time $75
Student ID Fee (Returning Student) Per academic year $12
International Student Fee Per semester $165
MBTA Fee Per semester $20
Medical Insurance Per academic year $3,471

* Estimated tuition is calculated based on 30 credit hours. Your specific program may differ. Students will be charged per credit hour and the actual cost may be higher or lower depending on specific course choices. Tuition, fees and charges are subject to change without notice.

^ Fees and charges listed are current for the academic year. Tuition and fees are subject to change and typically increase between 3-5% annually each Fall semester. Fees do not include accommodation or meals.


Total Estimated Cost of Attendance 2023/24

Semesters include September 2023, January 2024 and May 2024

Other Fees and Charges (Mandatory)
New Student Fee One time $711
Student ID Fee (New Student) One time $75
Student ID Fee (Returning Student) Per academic year $12
International Student Fee Per semester $165
MBTA Fee Per semester $20
Medical Insurance Per academic year $3,471

* Estimated tuition is calculated based on 2023-24 rates for 30 credit hours, your specific program may differ. Students will be charged per credit hour and the actual cost may be higher or lower depending on specific course choices and writing assessment results. Tuition, fees and charges are subject to change without notice.

^ Fees and charges listed are current for the academic year. Tuition and fees are subject to change and typically increase between 3-5% annually each Fall semester. Fees do not include accommodation or meals.

Program fees include:

  • Tuition and orientation program
  • Full access to UMass Boston facilities (campus center, library, athletic center, computers, health services, etc.)
  • Participation in UMass Boston students clubs and associations
  • UMass Boston academic and career advising, international student advising, IT services and other services available to all students on campus

Health Insurance

In accordance with the State of Massachusetts’ Qualifying Student Health Insurance Program, all UMass Boston students must carry health insurance. Therefore, if you do not have health insurance under another plan with ‘comparable’ (that is equal or better) cover, you must buy the UMass Boston Student Health Insurance Plan.

Please note, the following does not meet the state criteria for ‘comparable’ insurance coverage:

  • Foreign (international) health insurance cover
  • Uncompensated Care Pool (free care)

Additional costs

In addition to your tuition and other fees, you will need approximately US$12,000 to US$15,000 to meet your living expenses each year. Typical expenses include accommodations, meals, books, stationery, transportation, utilities, telecommunications, recreation and entertainment. These will vary according to your individual requirements.

 

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