• Address: One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

  • Phone Number: (617) 353-2000

  • Website: http://www.bu.edu/

Boston University Tuition Fees and Cost

The tuition fees for the courses may differ based on the length, credit cost, and other factors. The average cost for various degree types is given below.

Degree Type Average Tuition 
Masters $66,669
Doctorate  $33,200
Graduate  $58,047

Boston University Programs

There are around 13 areas of study offered by the university for online programs. The majors are Accounting, Arts, Behavioral Science, Business Management, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Education, Health Science, Human Services, Information Systems and many more.

Some of the programs offered by the university are listed below.

Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Graduate Certificate in Accounting 
Master of Arts in Art Education Master of Social Work in Human Service Experience
 Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education

Boston University Cost of Attendance and Net Price Calculator

Boston University In State and Out of State Fee

In State / Out Of State Students
In State Students Living on campus $70,302
In State Students Living off campus, not with family $70,302
In State Students Living off campus, with family $56,882
Out Of State Students Living on campus $70,302
Out Of State Students Living off campus, not with family $70,302
Out Of State Students Living off campus, with family $56,882

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Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2017 - 2018.

Boston University Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate In State and Out of State Tuition Fees

In State / Out State Tuition per year Fee per year Total tuition and fee per year
In State Students $50,980 $1,102 $52,082
Out State Students $50,980 $1,102 $52,082

Undegraduate Average Tuition and Required Fees

Undergraduate In State Students Out Of State Students
Required Fee per year $1,102 $1,102
Average Tuition per year $50,980 $50,980

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2017 - 2018.

Boston University Graduate Tuition and Fees

Graduate In-State and Out of State Tuition Fees

Graduate In State Students Out Of State Students
Required Fee per year $1,102 $1,102
Average Tuition per year $50,980 $50,980

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2017 - 2018.

Boston University Cost per Credit

Cost per Credit for Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Cost Per Credit In State Students Out Of State Students
Undergraduate $1,593 $1,593
Graduate $1,593 $1,593

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2017 - 2018.

Boston University Housing and Other Expenses

Boston University Housing, Books and Supplies

Housing & other expenses On Campus Off Campus (Not with family) Off Campus (with family)
Room and Board $15,270 $15,270
Other Expenses $1,950 $1,950 $3,800
Book and Supplies $1,000

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2017 - 2018.

Boston University Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Boston University offers 61 online programs across 13 Majors

Total average tuition and Cost per Credit for each online degree offered by Boston University

Degree type Total Average Tuition Average Tuition Per Credit
Masters $66,669 $946
Doctorate $33,200 $832
Graduate Certificate $58,047 $847

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Online Accounting Programs

Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

Graduate Certificate in International Finance

Duration: 12 months Type: online

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Total Credits: 16


Graduate Certificate in Accounting

Graduate Certificate in Corporate Finance

Duration: 9 months Type: online

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Total Credits: 16


Online Arts Programs

Master of Arts

Master of Arts in Art Education

Duration: 24 months Type: online

Total Cost : $24,576

Cost per credit: $ 768

Total Credits: 32


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Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy

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Accreditation: AOTA

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Master of Science

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Graduate Certificate - Strategic Management in Criminal justice

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