Cost of Attendance
Boston University is one of the top research universities of the USA, and with such a reputation, the tuition and fee that they charge to teach seems quite appropriate, even if it is on the higher side. You can expect an average tuition cost of $56,854 for a year.
What's interesting to notice is that the tuition and fee does not vary based on whether you are an in-state or an out-state student. The cost comes to approximately $58,072 in both the cases. Let's look at the financial aspect of studying in Boston University in details.
Are you wondering, "How much will Boston University cost me in total?"
The estimated costs for attending Boston University in total comes up to around $77,662. This is inclusive of most sources of expenditure while attending the university. there are a few variables that can come in terms of personal expenses or your choice of room and meal plans, however, on an average, a student is looking to incur the above-given price.
You can also calculate your own cost of attendance through what is conveniently named My Intuition calculator.
The cost of attendance varies quite a lot in case of graduate programs, which is why we would suggest you click here and find out according to what you are planning to study.
Avg. Net Price
$0 to $30,000
$30,001 to $48,000
$48,001 to $75,000
$75,001 to $110,000
Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Boston University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. It can differ from person to person, and hence is best to be calculated personally. To do that, you can check out their net price calculator. The average net price that you are looking at is however, $29,154.
That being said, we have calculated average net price based on the income groups that the students will fall in. According to that, those students who have a family income from $0-$30,000 might have to pay a net price of only $15,661 approximately. The next group, which is from $30,001-$48,000 pays an approximate value of $13,211. The next group, which is comprised of students with income between $48001-$75000, pays approximately $20,801. It increases as the scales increase. It is evident in the fact that the income group of $75,001-$110,000 pays around $32,265 and those who have a family income of over $110,000 have to pay a net price of $47,586.
Boston University boasts of excellent faculty and provides helpful and valuable educational experience. Considering that, he total tuition and fees for students who are aplying for undergraduate programs, a staggeringly high total of about $58,072 seems exorbitant but appropriate.
For graduate courses, even though the tuition and fee differs based on the course and area that you are opting for, an average comes to around $52,816 in terms of tuition and $756 in terms of fee.
The cost per credit hour for the summer session of 2020 was $1,710 for graduate courses and $720 for undergraduate courses. It seems fair enough when we consider the kind of education Boston University promises.
Credits are the acknowledgement that you have taken a course at the university.
Enrolling in a university is more than just the academic aspect of it. It includes staying and meals and much more. So, let's look at the housing and boarding costs. Housing is an important part of experience of university as a whole and often times requires guidance in choosing housing options.
That being said, Boston University has on-campus housing which costs an average of $10,990. The boarding costs can come up to around $5,650. These costs may vary based on the room and meal plans you choose.
The other miscellaneous costs might come up to around $1,950.
Housing & Other Expenses
Room & Boards
Book & Supplies
Boston University offers 61 online programs
Master of Social Work
Total Cost : $ 48750
Cost per credit: $ 750
Total Credits: 65
Master of Social Work in Traditional Track
Master of Social Work in Human Service Experience
Master of Social Work in Advanced Standing
Master of Science
Master of Science in Project Management
Total Credits: 40
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
Graduate Certificate in Project Management
Total Cost : $ 50980
Total Credits: 16
Master of Science in Supply Chain Management
Graduate Certificate in Applied Business Analytics
Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management
Graduate Certificate in Financial Management
Graduate Certificate in Global Marketing Management
Graduate Certificate in Information Technology
Graduate Certificate in Investment Analysis
Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management
Total Cost : $ 76470
Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics
Master of Science in Enterprise Risk Management
Master of Science in Financial Management
Master of Science in Financial Management - International Finance
Total Cost : $ 152940
Master of Science in Financial Management - Investment Analysis
Master of Science in Global Marketing Management
Master of Science in Insurance Management
Master of Science in Higher Education Administration
Master of Science in Supply Chain Management - Global Business
Master of Science in Supply Chain Management - Logistics Management
Master of Science in Supply Chain Management - Quantitative Approaches
Master of Arts
Master of Arts in Art Education
Total Cost : $ 24576
Cost per credit: $ 768
Total Credits: 32
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems - Computer Networks
Master of Criminal Justice in Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems - Data Analytics
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems - Security
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems - Information Technology Project Management
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems - Web Application Development
Master of Criminal Justice
Graduate Certificate - Strategic Management in Criminal justice
Master of Criminal Justice in Strategic Management
Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics
Graduate Certificate in Database Management and Business Intelligence
Graduate Certificate in Education
Graduate Certificate in Web Application Development
Graduate Certificate in Cybercrime Investigation and Cybersecurity
Master of Science in Software Development
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems
Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics
Graduate Certificate in Information Security
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems - Database Management & Business Intelligence
Graduate Certificate in Health Science
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Investigation
Total Cost : $ 14800
Cost per credit: $ 925
Graduate Certificate in Medical Information Security and Privacy
Master of Science in Health Communication
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems - Health Informatics
Graduate Certificate in Accounting
Graduate Certificate in Corporate Finance
Graduate Certificate in International Finance
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Music Education
Master of Music in Music Education
Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education
Total Cost : $ 36864
Total Credits: 48
Master of Education
Master of Science in Curriculum and Training
Master of Law
Master of Law in Taxation Law
Total Cost : $ 49992
Cost per credit: $ 2083
Total Credits: 24
Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy
Total Cost : $ 29535
Cost per credit: $ 895
Total Credits: 33
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