Billing & Payments

Financing The Program

Congratulations on your decision to enroll at Northeastern University’s Program. We are delighted that you will be joining our community and are here to help as you and your family plan how to pay for your education.

Financial Aid Eligibility

During the fall semester of The Program, students who apply for financial aid are considered for need-based Northeastern funding only. All other aid opportunities, including federal and state grants, loans, and work-study funds can be used beginning with the spring semester for those who qualify.

Direct Payments to the University

Payments can be made online through the myNortheastern portal with an electronic check or international payment/wire via Flywire. Learn more about available payment options.

Monthly Payment Plan

Northeastern offers an interest-free monthly payment plan, administered through Nelnet Campus Commerce (formerly Tuition Management Systems), which allows families to divide educational costs into smaller, more manageable installments. Your first monthly payment, plus enrollment fee, are due upon enrollment in the payment plan. Acceptable payment methods include checks and e-checks. For additional information, or to enroll in the monthly payment plan, please contact 855.217.0551 or visit

Below is the monthly payment plan option for the Fall 2019 semester.

Plan Option Used To Budget For 1st Payment Due
5 Month Plan Fall Costs Only June 15

Estimated Spring 2020 Semester Costs

For financial planning purposes, below are the estimated costs for the Spring 2020 semester. Please note, billing statements for the spring semester will be available mid to late November.

Tuition and Fees Rate
Tuition $26,210
Undergraduate Student Fee $310
Student Activity Fee $142
Student Center Fee $70
Recreation Fee $60
Residential Student Fee $32
Housing* $4,625-$5,920
Meal Plan** $3,370-$4,120
Health Plan Fee*** $1,331

*Actual housing costs will be determined when spring housing assignments have been made.
**Actual meal plan costs will vary depending on meal plan selected.
***This is the rate for the 2018-2019 academic year. The rate for the Northeastern University Student Health Plan (NUSHP) for the 2019-2020 academic year will be available in July 2018. All students are required by Massachusetts State Law to have health insurance. Your spring bill will include the health plan charge for the Northeastern University Student Health Plan (NUSHP). If you have comparable coverage and would like to waive participation in NUSHP, the student must complete a waiver via their myNortheastern portal. The waiver will be available after you have been billed.