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.

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 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

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

Tuition rates are for the 2019-2020 academic year beginning on September 1, 2019, and the 2020-2021 academic year beginning on September 1, 2020. 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)

2020-2021
Program Tuition 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
International Bachelors Completion Program (Global Classroom)  $541

Graduate Tuition

Tuition rates are only for the 2021 academic year beginning on June 30, 2020. 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 6/30/18
Program Tuition Rate
CPS Master's-Level Graduate Courses
  • MS Regulatory Affairs
  • MS Global Studies
  • MS Technical Communication
$777
CPS Master's-Level Graduate Courses
  • MS Commerce and Economic Development
  • MPS Analytics
  • MPS Applied Machine Intelligence
$777
CPS Master's-Level Graduate Courses
  • MPS Informatics
  • MPS Digital Media
  • MPS Digital Media Connect
$755
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
$755
Master of Education and Master of Arts in Teaching
  • eLearning & Instructional Design
  • Elementary Education
  • Learning & Instruction
  • Special Education
$621

Master of Education

  • Higher Education Administration
$621
Doctorate in Education $897
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy $755
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students continuing in 48 q.h. program) $1,971
Doctorate in Law and Policy – self-paced $904
Students entering program between 7/1/18 and 6/30/19

 

Program Tuition Rate
CPS Master's-Level Graduate Courses
  • MS Regulatory Affairs
  • MS Global Studies
  • MS Technical Communication
$777
CPS Master's-Level Graduate Courses
  • MS Commerce and Economic Development
  • MPS Analytics
  • MPS Applied Machine Intelligence
$822
CPS Master's-Level Graduate Courses
  • MPS Informatics
  • MPS Digital Media
  • MPS Digital Media Connect
$798
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
$755
Master of Education and Master of Arts in Teaching
  • eLearning & Instructional Design
  • Elementary Education
  • Learning & Instruction
  • Special Education
$621

Master of Education

  • Higher Education Administration
$657
Doctorate in Education $897
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy $755
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students continuing in 48 q.h. program) $1,971
Doctorate in Law and Policy – self-paced $904
Students entering program between 7/1/19 and 6/30/20

 

Program Tuition Rate

CPS Master's-Level Graduate Courses

  • MS Regulatory Affairs
  • MS Global Studies
  • MS Technical Communication
$777
CPS Master's-Level Graduate Courses
  • MS Commerce and Economic Development
  • MPS Analytics
  • MPS Applied Machine Intelligence
$854
CPS Master's-Level Graduate Courses
  • MPS Informatics
  • MPS Digital Media
  • MPS Digital Media Connect
$829
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
$755
Master of Education and Master of Arts in Teaching
  • eLearning & Instructional Design
  • Elementary Education
  • Learning & Instruction
  • Special Education
$621

Master of Education

  • Higher Education Administration
$682
Doctorate in Education $897
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy $755
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students continuing in 48 q.h. program) $1,971
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students entering 69 q.h. program) $1,321
Doctorate in Law and Policy – self-paced $904
Students entering program after 6/30/20

 

Program Tuition Rate
CPS Master's-Level Graduate Courses
  • MS Regulatory Affairs
  • MS Global Studies
  • MS Technical Communication
$777
CPS Master's-Level Graduate Courses
  • MS Commerce and Economic Development
  • MPS Analytics
  • MPS Applied Machine Intelligence
$903
CPS Master's-Level Graduate Courses
  • MPS Informatics
  • MPS Digital Media
  • MPS Digital Media Connect
$877
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
$755
Master of Education and Master of Arts in Teaching
  • eLearning & Instructional Design
  • Elementary Education
  • Learning & Instruction
  • Special Education
$621

Master of Education

  • Higher Education Administration
$682
Doctorate in Education $897
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy $755
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students continuing in 48 q.h. program) $1,971
Executive Doctorate in Law and Policy (students entering 69 q.h. program) $1,370
Doctorate in Law and Policy – self-paced $940

 

Other Programs

2020-2021
Program Tuition
Foundation Year $19,780
Global Pathways International Program - One Term $15,730
Global Pathways International Program - Two Term (Annual) $26,985
Global Pathways International Program - Three Term (Annual) $35,000
NUImmerse $21,425

Fees

2020-2021
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)

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.