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Graduate MA Resident Tuition

Following are fees for Graduate Massachusetts resident students. See our Graduate Tuition Rate Sheet and Fee Explanation for full details.

Fees Charged Every Semester

Tuition is $110 per credit.
Curriculum Fee is prorated based on the number of credits.
Service Fee is prorated based on the number of credits.
Basic Health Fee is a flat rate regardless of credits, provided the student is enrolled in a minimum of 5 credits.
Graduate Senate Tax is a flat rate regardless of credits.
Engineering Fee * is prorated based on the number of credits.

* The Engineering Fee applies to engineering students only.

Continuous Enrollment/Program Fee

A graduate student maintains his/her enrollment each semester by either registering for course/thesis/dissertation credits or by registering for Continuous Enrollment and paying the Program Fee. Read more about the Continuous Enrollment Program in the Graduate Student Handbook.

Graduate Program Fee  $275.00
Graduate Senate Tax  $30.00

One-Time Fees

Graduate Entering Fee $357.00

Waivable Fees

Student Health Benefit Plan $1377.50
Mass PIRG $11.00

Other Fees

Late Fee $50.00
Returned Check Fee $25.00