Funding Your Education

There are many ways you can receive financial aid including: grants, loans, scholarships, and employer reimbursement.

Scholarships

The College of Professional Studies is privileged to provide scholarship opportunities for many of our students. 

Financial Aid Webinar

Our financial aid webinar includes information on scholarship opportunities, tuition rates and payment plans, the financial aid process and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers and general information quickly about the types of available financial aid programs, including if you are eligible and how to apply.

What is my tuition? 

  • Total tuition due is dependent upon the total number of credit hours you are enrolled
  • To calculate the tuition for an individual class, multiply the total number of credit hours for the course by the rate per credit hour
  • Fees typically assessed each term

To learn more about the financial aid process, please listen to our webinar. Or visit our Funding Your Education page to explore your different funding options.

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

 

 

 

See tuition and fees for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school year below:

Have a question? Contact Northeastern University’s Student Financial Services Team

Call:

1-617-373-2897

M-F 8:30 AM - 5 PM EST

Email:

cpssfs@northeastern.edu

Bachelor's Completion Tuition

College of Professional Studies Bachelor's Completion Tuition Rates (2017-2018 and 2018-2019)

Tuition rates are for the 2017-2018 academic year beginning on June 30, 2017 and the 2018-2019 academic year beginning on June 30, 2018. 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) 

  2017-2018 2018-2019

All CPS Undergraduate courses, excluding science labs and writing labs 

(includes Lowell Institute School and fast-track programs) 
$519 $530
CPS Lab Courses (science labs and writing labs)  $751 $766

TUITION PAYMENTS

  • Full payment of tuition and other related charges is due on the Saturday at the end of the first week of class
  • Payment for second session courses is due by the first Saturday of the second session 
  • Electronic Check and credit card payments can be made on the Web via NUPAY on myNortheastern

Learn more about the Northeastern Monthly Payment Plan, administered through Higher One, 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

Graduate Tuition

College of Professional Studies Graduate Tuition Rates (2017-2018 and 2018-2019) 

Tuition rates are for the 2017-2018 academic year beginning on June 30, 2017 and the 2018-2019 academic year beginning on June 30, 2018. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.

(Rates are per credit hour) 

  2017-2018 2018-2019
CPS Graduate Courses - on-campus and online
(excluding Master of Education, Regulatory Affairs, Global Studies, Technical Communications, Commerce and Economic Development, and Analytics) 
$671 $698
CPS Graduate Courses - on-campus and online
(Regulatory Affairs, Global Studies, Technical Communications, new and continuing students)
(Commerce and Economic Development, Analytics continuing students)
$691 $718
CPS Graduate Courses
(Commerce and Economic Development, Analytics students entering as of 7/1/18)
$691 $760
CPS Graduate Courses
(Informatics, Digital Media students entering as of 7/1/18)
$671 $738

Graduate Education - Courses with EDU or ASL prefixes only
(Master of Education and Master of Arts in Teaching new and continuing students
(M.Ed. Higher Ed. Admin concentration, continuing students)

$552 $574
Master of Education, Higher Ed. Admin concentration
(Students entering as of 7/1/18)
$552 $607
Doctor of Education  $797 $829
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy $671 $698
Doctor of Law and Policy (Cohort) $1,760 $1,830
Doctorate in Law and Policy (Self Paced)   $1,300

TUITION PAYMENTS

  • Full payment of tuition and other related charges is due on the Saturday at the end of the first week of class
  • Payment for second session courses is due by the first Saturday of the second session
  • Electronic Check and credit card payments can be made on the Web via NUPAY on myNortheastern

Learn more about the Northeastern Monthly Payment Plan, administered through Higher One, 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

 

Fees
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) $10 (per term)
Undergraduate Student Recreation Fee $13 (per term)

 

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.