FAFSA Update: The 2024-2025 FAFSA is available to complete online. Due to Federal delays in releasing FAFSA information, Northeastern will require additional time to process your offer of financial assistance. Please visit our FAFSA Updates Page for more information and timely announcements.

Effective Fall 2023, Northeastern University has implemented a new policy regarding late fees. Learn more about this policy.

In honor of Memorial Day, Student Financial Services will be closed on Monday, May 27. Regular campus services will resume on Tuesday, May 28.

Billing & Payments

Tuition and Fees

Please be aware that future tuition costs, fees, and standard student budget amounts may differ from year to year. All tuition and fees are determined each year and subject to revision by Northeastern University, which reserves the right to alter the schedule of tuition and fees without notice.

For information regarding tuition and fees for students studying at Canadian campuses, please click here.

Undergraduate Programs

2024-2025

Program Cost Per Term
Full-Time $32,495
Per Summer I or Summer II Session $16,248
Per-credit Hour Rate (see overload and reduced load policy) $2,031
N.U.in Fall Semester Programs $32,121
Global Scholars Program $32,121
London Scholars Program* $32,121
NU Immerse Program $24,585
Foundation Year $19,780 (per academic year)
Study Abroad (for additional information around costs and programs, visit the GEO website) $32,495
Dialogue of Civilizations (for additional information around costs and programs, visit the GEO website) $16,248
6th Year PharmD (effective summer term 2021) $15,395**
6th Year Physical Therapy (effective summer term 2021) $13,395**
Accelerated BSN $1,307(per credit hour)

*The NU London Scholars Program tuition rate does not apply to the NU London Double Degree Program, as they are separate and distinct enrollment options. For questions regarding rates and fees for the NU London Double Degree program, please visit ug-admissions.sites.northeastern.edu/london/ or contact [email protected].

**Estimated Rate based on 2023-2024 Academic Year. 2024-2025 rate to be updated.

Fee Type Cost Per Semester Cost Per Summer Session
International Student Fee (one-time) $385
Residential Student Fee $37 $19
Student Activity Fee (per year) $174
Student Center Fee $72 $36
Student Recreation Fee $62 $36
Undergraduate Student Fee (in class or during study abroad) $320 $160
N.U.in Fall Semester Program Fee $10,509

Global Scholars Program Fee

$10,509
London Scholars Program Fee $10,509
Semester in Silicon Valley Program Fee (D’Amore-McKim School of Business) $1,000
Oakland Student Activities (ASMC) Fee $100 $100
Oakland AC Transit Fee $71.50 $71.50
Oakland Campus Comprehensive Fee $636.50 $636.50
Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) Fee Assessed annually*

*The state of California mandates a Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) fee, at a rate of two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) per one thousand dollars ($1,000) of institutional charges, to students who are California residents or are enrolled in a residency program.

View fee descriptions

For students interested in pursuing financial assistance or educational loans, additional educational costs, known as Cost of Attendance (COA) components, can be included in the calculation of aid and loan eligibility. Please keep in mind that COA can vary significantly depending on academic program, enrollment intensity, and individual circumstances.

Item Cost Per Year
Personal Expenses $900
Transportation $900
Books, Course Materials, Supplies, Equipment $1,000
*Housing Allowance $12,500
*Food Allowance $9,120

*Students living on campus will be billed directly by Northeastern University for housing and meal plans. Rates may vary based on individual selections.

2023-2024

Program Cost Per Term
Full-Time $31,000
Per Summer I or Summer II Session $15,500
Per-credit Hour Rate (see overload and reduced load policy) $1,938
N.U.in Fall Semester Programs $30,650
Global Scholars Program $31,196
London Scholars Program* $31,196
NU Immerse Program $23,755
Foundation Year $19,780 (per academic year)
Study Abroad (for additional information around costs and programs, visit the GEO website) $31,000
Dialogue of Civilizations (for additional information around costs and programs, visit the GEO website) $15,500
6th Year PharmD (effective summer term 2021) $15,395
6th Year Physical Therapy (effective summer term 2021) $13,395
Accelerated BSN $1,263 (per credit hour)

*The NU London Scholars Program tuition rate does not apply to the NU London Double Degree Program, as they are separate and distinct enrollment options. For questions regarding rates and fees for the NU London Double Degree program, please visit ug-admissions.sites.northeastern.edu/london/ or contact [email protected].

Fee Type Cost Per Semester Cost Per Summer Session
International Student Fee (one-time) $375
Residential Student Fee $35 $18
Student Activity Fee (per year) $163
Student Center Fee $72 $36
Student Recreation Fee $62 $36
Undergraduate Student Fee (in class or during study abroad) $320 $160
N.U.in Fall Semester Program Fee $10,091

Global Scholars Program Fee

$9,540
London Scholars Program Fee $9,540
Semester in Silicon Valley Program Fee (D’Amore-McKim School of Business) $1,000
Oakland Student Activities (ASMC) Fee $100 $100
Oakland AC Transit Fee $71.50 $71.50
Oakland Campus Comprehensive Fee $636.50 $636.50
Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) Fee Assessed annually*

*The state of California mandates a Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) fee, at a rate of two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) per one thousand dollars ($1,000) of institutional charges, to students who are California residents or are enrolled in a residency program.

View fee descriptions

For students interested in pursuing financial assistance or educational loans, additional educational costs, known as Cost of Attendance (COA) components, can be included in the calculation of aid and loan eligibility. Please keep in mind that COA can vary significantly depending on academic program, enrollment intensity, and individual circumstances.

Item Cost Per Year
Personal Expenses $900
Transportation $900
Books, Course Materials, Supplies, Equipment $1,000
*Housing Allowance $12,070
*Food Allowance $8,810

*Students living on campus will be billed directly by Northeastern University for housing and meal plans. Rates may vary based on individual selections.

Graduate Programs

Please note, courses taken outside of your home college may be billed at the per credit rate of the college offering the course.

2024-2025 Tuition and Fees 

 

Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs, except specific programs listed below. $1,880
MS Applied Behavior Analysis $1,390
MS Applied Psychology (Online) $1,000
DMSc Healthcare Leadership $1,035
DPT Physical Therapy—Postbaccalaureate Entry $20,800 (per semester)
MS Health Informatics $1,450
MS Nursing—Direct Entry $22,510 (per semester)
MS Nursing (Online) $1000
MS Physician Assistant Studies $19,700 (per semester)
Direct Entry Doctor of Pharmacy $31,654 (per semester)
Direct Entry Doctor of Pharmacy, Clinical $15,934 (per semester)
Early Assurance Doctor of Pharmacy, Sixth Year $15,934 (per semester)
Extreme Medicine $1,035
MPH Charlotte $1,185
MS Exercise Science $1,275
ABSN $1,307
MS Speech-Language Pathology $1,870
Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs $1,989
Music Lab Fee $800
Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs $1,864
Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs, except specific programs listed below. $884
DLP Law and Policy (self-paced, 69 QH program; new students as of 7/1/20) $1,100
Executive DLP Law and Policy (students entering prior to 7/1/19) $2,305
Executive DLP Law and Policy (69 QH program; new students as of 7/1/20) $1,599
EdD Education $1,048
MEd Education; MAT Teaching (excluding MEd Higher Education Administration) $726
MPS Analytics; MS Commerce and Economic Development; MPS Applied Machine Intelligence $998 (students entering before 7/1/20)
$1,057 (students entering 7/1/20–6/30/21)
$1,097 (students entering 7/1/21–6/30/22)
$1,161 (students entering 7/1/22–6/30/24)
MPS Informatics and MPS Digital Media $970 (students entering before 7/1/20)
$1025 (students entering 7/1/20–6/30/21)
$1,065 (students entering 7/1/21–6/30/22)
$1,127 (students entering 7/1/22–6/30/24)
MS Project Management $884 (students entering before 7/1/22)
$935 (students entering after 7/1/22)
MS Global Studies and International Relations; MS Regulatory Affairs; MSTC Technical Communication $909
MEd Higher Education Administration $799
Master’s-level graduate courses for personal and professional enrichment (non-degree) $884
Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs, except specific programs listed below. $1,863
MS Environmental Science and Policy $1,830
MS Marine Biology $1,604
Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs, except specific programs listed below. $1,397
MS Criminology and Criminal Justice $1,046
MS Economics $1,535
MPA Public Administration $1020
MPP Public Policy $979
Security and Resilience Studies $979
MA English $1,346
MA History $1,346

Tuition Rates

Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
D’Amore-McKim School of Business graduate programs, except specific programs listed below. Please see the second table below for fees billed in addition to tuition for some programs. $1,816
MBA Online $900 (students entering after 7/1/2022)
MBA Online $1,640 (students entering prior to 6/30/2022)
MS in Management with concentrations in Digital Transformation in Healthcare or Healthcare Administration (online only) $800
MSAMBA Accounting and Business Administration (tuition rate) $74,675 (for program)

Program Fees

Graduate Program Program Fees*
All campus-based, full-time graduate program fees, except specific programs listed below. $1,600 (Billed in year 1 in two installments ($800 each), fall and spring terms
MBA Business Administration—Full-Time, Finance and Business Administration, MSFMBA, Quantitative Finance and Business Administration, MSFMBA, Law, JD / Business Administration, MBA, Law, LLM / Business Administration, MBA $3,100 (billed in year 1 in two installments ($1,550 each), fall and spring terms
MS in Management with a concentration in Strategic Technology Leadership (hybrid only) $3,000 (billed in year 1 in two installments ($1,500 each), fall and spring terms
MS Accounting No program fee for MS Accounting
INTB Global Consulting Course $750 (Billed to full time MBA students only when registered for the course and in addition to the $3,000 program fee)
International Field Study $1,500 (Billed per course, only when student is registered for this course)
Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs, except specific programs listed below. $1,785
Cybersecurity $1,682
MS Data Science/MS Data Science – Align $1,856
Graduate Certificate Data Analytics $1,856
Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
Master’s or doctoral continuation fee (flat rate) Equivalent to the college per-credit-hour rate listed above
Dissertation (flat rate) Equivalent to 1.5 times the college per-credit-hour rate listed above

2023-2024 Tuition and Fees 

 

 

Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs, except specific programs listed below. $1,815
MS Applied Behavior Analysis $1,340
DMSc Healthcare Leadership $1,000
DPT Physical Therapy—Postbaccalaureate Entry $20,100 (per semester)
DPT Physical Therapy, Sixth Year $13,395 (per semester)
MS Health Informatics $1,400
MS Nursing—Direct Entry $21,750 (per semester)
MS Nursing (Online) $975
MS Physician Assistant Studies $18,850 (per semester)
Direct Entry Doctor of Pharmacy $31,000 (per semester)
Direct Entry Doctor of Pharmacy, Clinical $15,395 (per semester)
Direct Entry Doctor of Pharmacy, Sixth Year (effective summer term 2014) $15,395 (per semester)
Extreme Medicine $1,000
MPH Charlotte $1,143
MS Exercise Science $1,233
ABSN $1,263
MS Speech-Language Pathology $1,795
Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs $1,894
Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs $1,801
Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs, except specific programs listed below. $850
DLP Law and Policy (self-paced, 69 QH program; new students as of 7/1/20) $1,058
Executive DLP Law and Policy (students entering prior to 7/1/19) $2,217
Executive DLP Law and Policy (69 QH program; new students as of 7/1/20) $1,541
EdD Education $1,008
MEd Education; MAT Teaching (excluding MEd Higher Education Administration) $698
MPS Analytics; MS Commerce and Economic Development; MPS Applied Machine Intelligence $960 (students entering before 7/1/20)
$1,016 (students entering 7/1/20–6/30/21)
$1,055 (students entering 7/1/21–6/30/22)
$1,116 (students entering 7/1/22–6/30/24)
MPS Informatics and MPS Digital Media $933 (students entering before 7/1/20)
$986 (students entering 7/1/20–6/30/21)
$1,024 (students entering 7/1/21–6/30/22)
$1,084 (students entering 7/1/22–6/30/24)
MS Project Management $850 (students entering before 7/1/22)
$899 (students entering 7/1/22–6/30/24)
MS Global Studies and International Relations; MS Regulatory Affairs; MSTC Technical Communication $874
MEd Higher Education Administration $768
Master’s-level graduate courses for personal and professional enrichment (nondegree) $850
Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs, except specific programs listed below. $1,791
MS Biotechnology—Experiential $1,502
MS Environmental Science and Policy $1,760
MS Marine Biology $1,542
Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs, except specific programs listed below. $1,350
MS Criminology and Criminal Justice $1,011
MS Economics $1,483
MPA Public Administration $985
MPP Public Policy $946
Security and Resilience Studies $946
MA English $1,300
MA History $1,300

Tuition Rates

Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
D’Amore-McKim School of Business graduate programs, except specific programs listed below. Please see the second table below for fees billed in addition to tuition for some programs. $1,755
MBA Online $900 (students entering after 7/1/2022)
MBA Online $1,640 (students entering prior to 6/30/2022)
MS in Management with concentrations in Digital Transformation in Healthcare or Healthcare Administration (online only) $800
MSAMBA Accounting and Business Administration (tuition rate) $72,150 (for program)

Program Fees

Graduate Program Program Fees*
All campus-based, full-time graduate program fees, except specific programs listed below. $1,600 (Billed in year 1 in two installments ($800 each), fall and spring terms
MBA Business Administration—Full-Time, Finance and Business Administration, MSFMBA, Quantitative Finance and Business Administration, MSFMBA, Law, JD / Business Administration, MBA, Law, LLM / Business Administration, MBA $3,100 (billed in year 1 in two installments ($1,550 each), fall and spring terms
MS in Management with a concentration in Strategic Technology Leadership (hybrid only) $3,000 (billed in year 1 in two installments ($1,500 each), fall and spring terms
MS Accounting No program fee for MS Accounting

*In addition to tuition, program fees are billed to students’ accounts on the schedules listed above.

Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All graduate programs, except specific programs listed below. $1,725
Cybersecurity $1,625
MS Data Science/MS Data Science – Align $1,793
Graduate Certificate Data Analytics $1,793
Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
Master’s or doctoral continuation fee (flat rate) Equivalent to the college per-credit-hour rate listed above
Dissertation (flat rate) Equivalent to 1.5 times the college per-credit-hour rate listed above

Visit Fee Descriptions for more details.

Item Fee
Student Center Fee (per term, Boston campus only) $72, full-time
$10, part-time
College of Professional Studies Student Center Fee (per quarter, Boston campus only) $8.25
Graduate Student Recreation Fee (per term) $62, full-time
$31, part-time
College of Professional Studies Student Recreation Fee (per quarter, Boston campus only) $19
Student Activities Fee (per term, Boston campus only) $17
Residential Student Fee (per term) $35
Health and Counseling Fee $225
Health Plan Fee (yearly, optional) $2,499
Parking (per semester, optional)
International Student Fee (one-time fee) $375
Oakland Student Activities (ASMC) Fee (per term) $100
Oakland AC Transit Fee (per term) $71.50
Oakland Campus Comprehensive Fee (per term) $636.50
Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) Fee Assessed annually*

*The state of California mandates a Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) fee, at a rate of two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) per one thousand dollars ($1,000) of institutional charges, to students who are California residents or are enrolled in a residency program.

For students interested in pursuing financial assistance or educational loans, additional educational costs, known as Cost of Attendance (COA) components, can be included in the calculation of aid and loan eligibility. Please keep in mind that COA can vary significantly depending on academic program, enrollment intensity, and individual circumstances.

Item Cost Per Term
Housing Allowance $8,100 per semester ($6,075 per CPS Quarter)
Food Allowance $2,400 per semester ($1,800 per CPS Quarter)
Personal Expenses $450 per semester
Transportation $450 per semester
Books, Course Materials, Supplies, Equipment $450 per semester
First Professional Licensure Varies by program*

*Some programs require that students obtain an initial professional licensure as part of their curriculum. If the professional licensure fee is incurred while the student is enrolled in their program, the cost will be included in their Cost of Attendance.

School of Law

2024-2025 Tuition and Fees 

Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All programs, except specific programs listed below. $62,826 (per academic year)
JD Law, Part-Time Option (FlexJD) $47,112 (per academic year)
LLM Law (On Ground) $62,826 (per academic year)
LLM Law—Online $1,507
MLS Legal Studies—Online $1,172
Graduate certificates, Online $1,172
MS Media Advocacy $1,896

2023-2024 Tuition and Fees 

Graduate Program Cost per Credit Hour
All programs, except specific programs listed below. $60,408 (per academic year)
JD Law, Part-Time Option (FlexJD) $45,300 (per academic year)
LLM Law (On Ground) $60,408 (per academic year)
LLM Law—Online $1,449
MLS Legal Studies—Online $1,132
Graduate certificates, Online $1,132
Item Cost Per Term
Student Activity Fee $17 per semester*
Campus Recreation Fee $62 per semester*
Health Plan Fee $2,499 per academic year*
International Student Fee (one-time fee) $375

*Some fees may not be applicable to online programs. Online students can consult with the NUSL financial aid office for specific budget information

For students interested in pursuing financial assistance or educational loans, additional educational costs, known as Cost of Attendance (COA) components, can be included in the calculation of aid and loan eligibility. Please keep in mind that COA can vary significantly depending on academic program, enrollment intensity, and individual circumstances.

Item Cost Per Term
Housing Expenses $8,000 per semester
Food Expenses $1,800 per semester
Personal Expenses $450 per semester*
Transportation $450 per semester*
Books, Course Materials, Supplies, Equipment $500 per semester
First Professional Licensure Varies by program**

*Some fees may not be applicable to online programs. Online students can consult with the NUSL financial aid office for specific budget information

**Depending on your program, a first professional license may be required, and the cost of the license can be included in your Cost of Attendance when the cost is incurred while enrolled in the program

Bachelor’s Completion Programs

2023-2024 Tuition and Fees

Program Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate Courses (on-campus and online) $541*
Lab Courses (science labs and writing labs) $781

For a complete list of tuition rates for College of Professional Studies Bachelor’s Completion programs, please visit the College of Professional Studies website.

*Starting Fall 2023, active U.S. servicemembers and their spouses are eligible to receive an amended tuition rate of $250 per semester hour for our Bachelor Completion Programs through the College of Professional Studies. Northeastern is committed to making education within reach and affordable for our military-affiliated students. To learn more, visit our Military website.

Item Cost Per Term
International CPS Fee (undergraduate, graduate, or certificate programs) $375 (one-time)
International Student Fee (moving from non-degree to degree program) $375 (one-time)
Undergraduate Student Center Fee (Boston campus only) $8.25 (per term)
Undergraduate Student Recreation Fee $19 (per term)

For students interested in pursuing financial assistance or educational loans, additional educational costs, known as Cost of Attendance (COA) components, can be included in the calculation of aid and loan eligibility. Please keep in mind that COA can vary significantly depending on academic program, enrollment intensity, and individual circumstances.

Item Cost Per Term
Housing Allowance $8,100 per semester
Food Allowance $2,400 per semester
Personal Expenses $450 per semester
Transportation $450 per semester
Books, Course Materials, Supplies, Equipment $450 per semester

Other

2023-2024

Fee Type One-Time
Undergraduate Day Admissions Application $75
Graduate Programs Visit the Graduate Programs website

Northeastern University has implemented a new policy regarding late fees.
If the balance on a student’s account remains unpaid, 30 days after the initial bill due date the University will impose a late fee of $150 on the student’s account.
If the student’s account balance remains unpaid after the initial late fee is assessed, the University will impose an additional 1% late charge once a month, until the balance is paid.

If a student or payer wishes to dispute a late fee assessment, they may review and submit the Late Fee Removal Request form.

Fee Type Amount
Late Fee $150
Late Charge 1% of the student’s account balance (charged once per month, until the balance is paid)
Fee Type Annual
Health Plan Fee (Undergraduate Day and Law) $2,499
Health Plan Fee (CPS and Graduate Programs)
*Students are also charged the University Health and Counseling Fee
$2,499
University Health and Counseling Center Fee (CPS and Graduate) $225

For additional information regarding the Northeastern University Student Health Plan (NUSHP), including a complete list of rates for the academic year, visit the NUSHP website.

If a check payment is returned, Student Financial Services will assess a $25 returned check fee.

If two or more returned check payments occur, returned check fees will be assessed, a financial hold may be placed on the student’s account, and an email will be sent to the student’s Husky email account. The email will contain a notification of the returned check fee assessment, the reason for the returned payment, and possible future actions.

These future actions may include the following:

  • The student may lose their ability to make a payment by e-check for up to one year.
  • If the student’s account balance continues to be unpaid, Student Financial Services may assign the balance to one of Northeastern University’s collections partners.