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Billing & Payments

Tuition and Fees

2020-2021

All tuition and fees are subject to revision by Northeastern University’s Board of Trustees.

Undergraduate

 Tuition Type Per Term
Full-Time $27,180
Per Summer I or Summer II Session $13,590
Per-credit Hour Rate (see overload and reduced load policy) $1,699
N.U.in Fall Semester Programs $36,534
NU Immerse Program $21,425
Foundation Year $19,780
Study Abroad (for additional information around costs and programs, visit the GEO website) $27,180
Dialogue of Civilizations (for additional information around costs and programs, visit the GEO website) $13,590
6th Year PharmD (effective summer term 2020) $15,395
6th Year Physical Therapy (effective summer term 2020) $12,872
RN to BSN Online $863 (per credit hour)
Accelerated BSN $1,186 (per credit hour)
Fee Type Semester Summer Session
International Student Fee (one-time) $350
Residential Student Fee $32 $16
Student Activity Fee (per year) $148
Student Center Fee $70 $35
Student Recreation Fee $60 $35
Undergraduate Student Fee (in class or during study abroad) $310 $155
Semester in Silicon Valley Program Fee (D’Amore-McKim School of Business) $1,500

View fee descriptions

College of Professional Studies

Bachelor’s Completion Programs

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

View a complete list of all undergraduate College of Professional Studies programs and tuition rates.

Graduate Programs

Tuition Type Students entering program before 6/30/18 (Per credit hour) Students entering program between 7/1/18 and 6/30/19 (Per credit hour) Students entering program between 7/1/19 and 6/30/20 (Per credit hour) Students entering program after 6/30/20 (Per credit hour)
Graduate Courses (on-campus and online) (excluding Master of Education, Global Studies, Regulatory Affairs, Technical Communication, Commerce and Economic Development Programs, MPS Analytics, MPS Informatics, MPS Digital Media, MPS Enterprise Intelligence) $755 $755 $755 $755
MS Regulatory Affairs, MS Global Studies, MS Technical Communication $777 $777 $777 $777
MS Commerce and Economic Development, MPS Analytics, MPS Enterprise Intelligence $777 $822 $854 $903
MPS Informatics and MPS Digital Media $755 $798 $829 $877
Master of Education and Master of Arts in Teaching (excluding Higher Education Administration concentration) $621 $621 $621 $621
CPS Master’s Level Graduate Courses
Personal and Professional Enrichment (non-degree)
$755 $755 $755 $755
Master of Education, Higher Education Administration Concentration $621 $657 $682 $682
Doctorate in Education $897 $897 $897 $897
Doctorate in Law and Policy (self-paced) $904 $904 $904 $940
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students continuing in 48 q.h. program) $1,971 $1,971 $1,971 $1,971
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students entering 69 q.h. program) $1,321 $1,370

View a complete list of all graduate College of Professional Studies programs and tuition rates.

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

International CPS Fee (undergraduate, graduate, or certificate programs) $350 (one-time)
International Student Fee (moving from non-degree to degree program) $350 (one-time)
Graduate Student Center Fee (Boston campus only) $8.25 (per term)
Undergraduate Student Center Fee $11 (per term)
Graduate Student Recreation Fee (College of Professional Studies/Lowell Institute School) $15 (per term)
Undergraduate Student Recreation Fee $15 (per term)

View fee descriptions

Graduate Programs

 Program Rate & Frequency
Applied Behavioral Analysis $1,233 (per credit hour)
Arts, Media and Design $1,660 (per credit hour)
MS in Media Advocacy $1,660 (per credit hour)
Bouvé College of Health Sciences $1,622 (per credit hour)
Cybersecurity $1,509 (per credit hour)
Data Science $1,665 (per credit hour)
Data Analytics $1,665 (per credit hour)
D’Amore-McKim School of Business Programs (excluding MSA/MBA combined program) $1,640 (per credit hour)
MSA/MBA (effective with cohort beginning summer 2020) $69,700 (full program)
Engineering $1,664 (per credit hour)
Health Informatics $1,290 (per credit hour)
Khoury College of Computer Sciences $1,602 (per credit hour)
Marine Biology $1,410 (per credit hour)
Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Applied Math $1,615 (per credit hour)
Sciences $1,615 (per credit hour)
MS in Environmental Science and Policy $1,615 (per credit hour)
College of Social Sciences and Humanities (excluding MS in Criminal Justice, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy, MS in Economics, and MS in Security and Resilience Studies) $1,250 (per credit hour)
College of Social Sciences and Humanities Master of Public Administration $952 (per credit hour)
College of Social Sciences and Humanities Master of Public Policy $946 (per credit hour)
College of Social Sciences and Humanities MS in Criminal Justice $1,011 (per credit hour)
College of Social Sciences and Humanities MS in Economics and MS in Security and Resilience Studies $1,370 (per credit hour)
Physician Assistant $16,175 (per term)
Dissertation (flat rate equivalent to 1.5 of the college per credit hour rate listed above)  1.5 x per credit hour rate
Masters or Doctoral Continuation Fee (flat rate equivalent to the college per credit hour rate listed above)  1 credit hour rate
Doctor of Audiology (AuD) (effective summer 2020) $12,894 (per term)
Audiology (AuD) Clinical (effective summer 2020) $9,968 (per term)
Direct Entry Nursing On-ground $19,447 (per term)
Direct Entry PharmD $27,180 (per semester)
Direct Entry PharmD Clinical $15,395 (per semester)
Post Baccalaureate Direct Entry Graduate DPT $18,874 (per semester)
Post Baccalaureate Direct Entry Graduate DPT (effective January 2020 new entries) $18,424 (per semester)
Post Baccalaureate Direct Entry Graduate DPT Clinical $12,872 (per semester)
Nurse Anesthetist Clinical $4,061 (in addition to tuition)

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

 Fee Type Semester Summer Session
International Student Fee (one-time) $350
Residential Student Fee (per term) $32 $16
Student Center Fee (full-time students, per term, Boston campus only) $70 $35
Student Center Fee (part-time students, per term, Boston campus only) $10 $5
Student Recreation Fee (full-time students, per term) $60 $35
Student Recreation Fee (part-time students, per term) $30
Student Activities Fee (per term) $17 $8.50
Full-Time MBA Program Fee (billed in two installments of $1,500 during the fall and spring of year 1) $3,000
MS Innovation Program Fee (billed in three installments of $700 during each of the program terms) $2,100
MSA/MBA Program Fee (billed in two $750 installments during the fall and spring) $1,500
MSF Program Fee (billed in two installments of $750) $750

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School of Law

Program  Rate
School of Law Tuition $54,750 (per academic year)
Master of Laws (LLM) On-Ground (1-8.99 credits) $1,659 (per quarter hour)
Master of Laws (LLM) On-Ground (9 or more credits) $18,250 (per academic term)
Master of Laws (LLM) Online $1,400 (per semester hour)
Master of Legal Studies Online Degree Program $1,094 (per semester hour)
Online Certificates $1,094 (per semester hour)
 Fee Type Per Term Summer Session
International Student Fee (one-time) $350
Residential Student Fee (per term) $32 $16
Student Recreation Fee $60
Student Activities Fee (first year) $16
Student Activities Fee (second and third year) $12

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Other

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

Late fees can be placed on accounts any time after the due date, if the account remains fully or partially unpaid. The university typically waits, however, until after the conclusion of the add/drop period, for the specified semester, prior to assessment of late fees. These fees are based on the amount past due at the time of assessment, and can range from $75 to $200. Late fees are assessed once per semester.

If a student or payer wishes to dispute a late fee assessment, they must do so in writing, to studentaccounts@northeastern.edu. Please be sure to include the student’s name, NU ID, and reason for the dispute in the email.

Fee Type Semester
Late Fee $75—$200
Returned Check Fee/Stop Payment $25
Fee Type Semester
Husky ID Replacement Fee $25
Music Lab Fee $713
Scuba Fee $50

 

Fee Type Annual
Health Plan Fee (Undergraduate Day and Law) $2,099
Health Plan (CPS and Graduate Programs)
*Students are also charged the University Health and Counseling Fee
$2,099
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 2020-2021 academic year, click here.