Tuition

What is my tuition? 

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Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.


Tuition Payments

Full payment of tuition and other related charges is due on the Saturday at the end of the first week of class.

Learn more about the Northeastern Monthly Payment Plan, administered through Tuition Management Systems, that allows you to divide your education costs into manageable, convenient monthly installments.

For information on funding options, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services at 617.373.2897 or visit them online at studentfinance.northeastern.edu


BACHELOR’S COMPLETION TUITION

Tuition rates are for the 2020-2021 academic year beginning on September 1, 2021, and the 2021-2022 academic year beginning on September 1, 2022. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.
Rates for Semester-Based Courses (Rates are per semester hour)

2021-2022

PROGRAMTUITION RATE
All CPS Undergraduate courses, excluding science labs and writing labs 
(includes Lowell Institute School and fast-track programs) 
$541
CPS Lab Courses (science labs and writing labs) $781

Graduate Tuition

Tuition rates are only for the 2022 academic year beginning on June 30, 2021. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time. Tuition and fees may vary slightly depending on when you entered the program.

(Rates are per credit hour) 

Students entering program before 7/1/18

PROGRAMTUITION RATE
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MS Regulatory Affairs
MS Global Studies
MS Technical Communication
$808
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MS Commerce and Economic Development
MPS Analytics
MPS Applied Machine Intelligence
$808
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MPS Informatics
MPS Digital Media
MPS Digital Media Connect
$785
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
Applied Nutrition
Corporate & Organizational Communication
Geospatial Services
Homeland Security
Human Resources Management
Leadership
Nonprofit Management
Project Management
Respiratory Care Leadership
Sports Leadership
Strategic Intelligence & Analysis
$785
CPS Graduate Non-Degree or Special Student$785
Master of Education and Master of Arts in Teaching
eLearning & Instructional Design
Elementary Education
Learning & Instruction
Special Education
$646
Master of Education
Higher Education Administration
$646
Doctorate in Education$932
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy$785
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students continuing in 48 q.h. program)$2,050

Students entering program between 7/1/18 and 6/30/19

PROGRAMTUITION RATE
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MS Regulatory Affairs
MS Global Studies
MS Technical Communication
$808
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MS Commerce and Economic Development
MPS Analytics
MPS Applied Machine Intelligence
$855
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MPS Informatics
MPS Digital Media
MPS Digital Media Connect
$830
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
Applied Nutrition
Corporate & Organizational Communication
Geospatial Services
Homeland Security
Human Resources Management
Leadership
Nonprofit Management
Project Management
Respiratory Care Leadership
Sports Leadership
Strategic Intelligence & Analysis
$785
CPS Graduate Non-Degree or Special Student$785
Master of Education and Master of Arts in Teaching
eLearning & Instructional Design
Elementary Education
Learning & Instruction
Special Education
$646
Master of Education
Higher Education Administration
$683
Doctorate in Education$932
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy$785
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students continuing in 48 q.h. program)$2,050

Students entering program between 7/1/19 and 6/30/20

PROGRAMTUITION RATE
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MS Regulatory Affairs
MS Global Studies
MS Technical Communication
$808
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MS Commerce and Economic Development
MPS Analytics
MPS Applied Machine Intelligence
$888
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MPS Informatics
MPS Digital Media
MPS Digital Media Connect
$862
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
Applied Nutrition
Corporate & Organizational Communication
Geospatial Services
Homeland Security
Human Resources Management
Leadership
Nonprofit Management
Project Management
Respiratory Care Leadership
Sports Leadership
Strategic Intelligence & Analysis
$785
CPS Graduate Non-Degree or Special Student$785
Master of Education and Master of Arts in Teaching
eLearning & Instructional Design
Elementary Education
Learning & Instruction
Special Education
$646
Master of Education
Higher Education Administration
$709
Doctorate in Education$932
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy$785
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students continuing in 48 q.h. program)$2,050
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students entering 69 q.h. program)$1,425
Doctorate in Law and Policy – self-paced$978

Students entering program between 7/1/20 and 6/30/21

PROGRAMTUITION RATE
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MS Regulatory Affairs
MS Global Studies
MS Technical Communication
$808
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MS Commerce and Economic Development
MPS Analytics
MPS Applied Machine Intelligence
$939
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MPS Informatics
MPS Digital Media
MPS Digital Media Connect
$912
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
Applied Nutrition
Corporate & Organizational Communication
Geospatial Services
Homeland Security
Human Resources Management
Leadership
Nonprofit Management
Project Management
Respiratory Care Leadership
Sports Leadership
Strategic Intelligence & Analysis
$785
CPS Graduate Non-Degree or Special Student$785
Master of Education and Master of Arts in Teaching
eLearning & Instructional Design
Elementary Education
Learning & Instruction
Special Education
$646
Master of Education
Higher Education Administration
$709
Doctorate in Education$932
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy$785
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students continuing in 48 q.h. program)$2,050
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students entering 69 q.h. program)$1,425
Doctorate in Law and Policy – self-paced$978

Students entering program between 7/1/21 and 6/30/22

PROGRAMTUITION RATE
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MS Regulatory Affairs
MS Global Studies
MS Technical Communication
$808
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MS Commerce and Economic Development
MPS Analytics
MPS Applied Machine Intelligence
$975
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
MPS Informatics
MPS Digital Media
MPS Digital Media Connect
$947
CPS Master’s-Level Graduate Courses
Applied Nutrition
Corporate & Organizational Communication
-Learning Experience Design and Technology
Geospatial Services
Homeland Security
Human Resources Management
Leadership
Nonprofit Management
Project Management
Respiratory Care Leadership
Sports Leadership
Strategic Intelligence & Analysis
$785
CPS Graduate Non-Degree or Special Student$785
Master of Education and Master of Arts in Teaching
eLearning & Instructional Design
Elementary Education
Learning & Instruction
Special Education
$646
Master of Education
Higher Education Administration
$709
Doctorate in Education$932
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy$785
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students continuing in 48 q.h. program)$2,050
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students entering 69 q.h. program)$1,425
Doctorate in Law and Policy – self-paced$978

Other Programs

2021-2022

PROGRAMTUITION
Foundation Year$19,780
Global Pathways International Program – One Term$16,125
Global Pathways International Program – Two Term (Annual)$27,660
Global Pathways International Program – Three Term (Annual)$36,050
NUImmerse$22,175

Fees

2021-2022

International CPS Fee (bachelor’s completion, 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 (Boston campus only)$11 (per term)
Graduate Student Recreation Fee (College of Professional Studies/Lowell Institute School)$15 (per term)
Undergraduate Student Recreation Fee$15 (per term)

Northeastern University Health Plan

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires that all students who have matriculated and carry a certain course load or are enrolled in a full-time program have hospital insurance. Students who are covered under a comparable domestic hospital insurance plan may waive the Health Services fee through their myNortheastern portal.

Costs (Student and Dependents), Effective Dates, and Waiver Dates

Additional fees may be required based on your status. Please visit the Student Financial Services site for more information.

Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.