$55,172

Tuition

$73,500

Cost of Attendance

$26,825

Net Price

Tufts University Tuition and Fees

Tufts University is known for offering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in a variety of streams, providing excellent training to students. Compared to the tuition fees charged at most institutions, the expense of education at TU is quite moderate. The average annual cost for students opting to pursue undergraduate programs at the university is estimated to be around $58,578, based on 2020 - 2021 official information. This amount includes the total tuition fees as well as other expenses. The housing facilities, books and supplies, and other expenses cost $15,086, $1,000, and $1,536, respectively.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$56,382$56,382
Book & Supplies$1,000$1,000
Room & Board cost$14,560$14,560
Other Expenses$1,558$1,558
Total Cost of Attendance$73,500$73,500

Coming to the cost of attendance, students need to understand that the tuition fee is just a single aspect of the expenses that come under the overall cost of attending the university. They will be required to plan for various other expenses associated with the cost of attendance, including lodging, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living, among other things. What's more, at Tufts University, the total tuition and fees for the enrolled students come out to be around $58,578 in a year. In addition, the students will be needed to pay an average expense of $1,000 for books and supplies, $15,086 toward room and boarding, and $1,536 for different other expenses in a year. Therefore, the estimated cost of attendance for one year at TU is around $76,200, as per the available information.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$26,825

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$4,679

$30,001 to $48,000

$8,616

$48,001 to $75,000

$14,676

$75,001 to $110,000

$25,602

$110,000+

$50,333

As for the net cost for attending TU, the actual amount depends on the annual family income of the candidate. The net price is nothing but the actual amount that a student is required to pay in a year. Generally, the higher the family income of the candidate, the higher is the net amount to be paid. So, it all essentially depends on the family income bracket of the student. At TU, the average net price is estimated to be around $26,280. Candidates whose annual family income is less than $30,000 will have to pay a net amount of $5,267. For the individuals whose income is somewhere between $30,001 and $48,000, the amount comes to $6,516. The amount stands at $13,525 for an annual income between $48,001 and $75,000, $27,430 for the $75,001-$110,000 income bracket, and $51,038 for a family income above $110,000.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$56,382$56,382
Room & Board Cost$14,560$14,560
Total Tuition & Fees$70,942$70,942

At Tufts University, the tuition and fees for students who are pursuing undergraduate courses are estimated to be around $58,578 in a year. They would also be required to pay around $15,086 for their room and boarding expenses. In view of this information, the estimated total cost for undergraduate students at TU adds up to $76,200.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$51,288$51,288
Fees$904$904

Moving on to the tuition and fees charged for students who wish to join postgraduate programs offered at TU, the amount stands at $53,658 per year. Of this amount, $52,724 accounts for the graduate tuition and the remaining $934 for the graduation fees.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$1,710
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$1,839

The total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – also called cost per credit hour – that the student has to pay to attend Tufts University varies for graduate and undergraduate courses. The cost per credit hour for graduate degrees sits at $894, while that of undergraduate degrees is $450, as per the 2019-2020 fee structure. Tufts University also offers a wide range of online programs across 117 different majors for students at present.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$14,560$14,560
Other Expense$1,558$1,558
Book & Supplies$1,000$1,000

As far as the housing and related charges are concerned, these expenses remain the same for both on-campus or off-campus candidates at TU. To note, students have to pay $16,622 per year toward these facilities. On the other hand, the room and board charges that the students have to pay total around $15,086 per year. Coming to the books and supplies charges, the students will be required to pay an amount of $1,000. Apart from these, the other expenses that a candidate needs to plan for add up to around $1,536.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$14,560

Off Campus

$14,560

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$1,558

Off Campus

$1,558

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,000

Off Campus

$1,000

As far as the housing and related charges are concerned, these expenses remain the same for both on-campus or off-campus candidates at TU. To note, students have to pay $16,622 per year toward these facilities. On the other hand, the room and board charges that the students have to pay total around $15,086 per year. Coming to the books and supplies charges, the students will be required to pay an amount of $1,000. Apart from these, the other expenses that a candidate needs to plan for add up to around $1,536.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Masters NA NA
Graduate Certificate $7,620 NA
Certificate NA $2,500
Certificate NA $2,500

Tufts University offers 13 online programs across 5 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

The current projected cost of attending a four-year graduate course, along with the living expenses, at Tufts University is around $383,981 as per official data. For undergraduate students, the total expenses added up to $26,280 in 2018-2019, $26,825 in 2017-2018, and $29,449 in 2016-2017.

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