Tuition & Aid

Funding Your Education

We know that a Boston College education is a worthwhile, but significant investment. We know that applying for financial aid can be a confusing and lengthy process. We hope that the resources provided on this site will give you the tools and information necessary to help make a Boston College education possible. The financial aid staff is committed to working together with you as you navigate this process.

Please let us know how we may help.

Application Questions?

Contact an admission representative today:

Last Name A-L: Contact Mary Risigo
Last Name M-Z: Contact Claudia Pouravelis

Financial Aid Mission Statement


To serve as a bridge between students and their educational goals while fulfilling our responsibilities as stewards of federal, state, and institutional funds:

Counsel – to provide an open and welcoming environment to serve our students in a student-centered culture with clear and effective communication, customer focus, and mutual respect.

Access – to provide the tools and resources to help remove the financial barriers to accessing quality higher education.

Equity – to treat each student and their family equitably, understanding that each situation is unique in its circumstances.
 

FAQ of Financial Aid

Tuition & Financial Aid

$5,000

Osher Scholarships Maximum Award

Scholarship money for returning adult B.A. students
$65,000

Approximate Total Cost of B.A.

108 credits over fall and spring and 12 credits in summer
< $35,000

Average Program Cost 

30-credit M.A./M.S.

Tuition & Fees

Costs for the 2018-2019 academic year
(All fees and tuition charges are due at the time of registration.)

Expense Cost
Tuition $1,976 per course
Required Massachusetts medical insurance $3,088 per year
Registration fee $25 per semester
Identification Card Initial Fee $45 per card
Books & supplies $400

 

Costs for the 2018-2019 academic year
(All fees and tuition charges are due at the time of registration.)

Expense Cost
Tuition $2,508 per course
Required Massachusetts medical insurance $3,088 per year
Registration fee $25 per semester
Identification Card Initial Fee $45 per card
Books & supplies $400

 

Financial aid and payment plans are available for students taking a minimum of 6 credits across a semester. A recommended first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please use Boston College’s FAFSA school code: 002128.

More about Boston College’s Payment Plan for graduate programs.

Questions? We're happy to discuss options with you.

Costs for the 2018-2019 academic year
(All fees and tuition charges are due at the time of registration.)

Expense Cost
Tuition $3,378 per course
Required Massachusetts medical insurance $3,088 per year
Registration fee $25 per semester
Identification Card Initial Fee $45 per card
Books & supplies $400

 

Financial aid and payment plans are available for students taking a minimum of 6 credits across a semester. A recommended first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please use Boston College’s FAFSA school code: 002128.

More about Boston College’s Payment Plan for graduate programs.

Questions? We're happy to discuss options with you.

Costs for the 2018-2019 academic year
(All fees and tuition charges are due at the time of registration.)

Expense Cost
Tuition $3,378 per course
Required Massachusetts medical insurance $3,088 per year
Registration fee $25 per semester
Identification Card Initial Fee $45 per card
Books & supplies $400

 

Financial aid and payment plans are available for students taking a minimum of 6 credits across a semester. A recommended first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please use Boston College’s FAFSA school code: 002128.

More about Boston College’s Payment Plan for graduate programs.

Questions? We're happy to discuss options with you.

Costs for the 2018-2019 academic year
(All fees and tuition charges are due at the time of registration.)

Expense Cost
Tuition $3,378 per course
Required Massachusetts medical insurance $3,088 per year
Registration fee $25 per semester
Identification Card Initial Fee $45 per card
Books & supplies $400

 

Financial aid and payment plans are available for students taking a minimum of 6 credits across a semester. A recommended first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please use Boston College’s FAFSA school code: 002128.

More about Boston College’s Payment Plan for graduate programs.

Questions? We're happy to discuss options with you.

Costs for the 2018-2019 academic year
(All fees and tuition charges are due at the time of registration.)

Expense Cost
Total Tuition $50,600
Required Massachusetts medical insurance $3,088 per year
Registration fee $25 per semester
Identification Card Initial Fee $45 per card

 

Financial aid and payment plans are available for students taking a minimum of 6 credits across a semester. A recommended first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please use Boston College’s FAFSA school code: 002128.

More about Boston College’s Payment Plan for graduate programs.

Questions? We're happy to discuss options with you.

Visiting Students

Please view the Boston College Tuition & Fees for most current undergraduate extra course/per credit cost. 

International students please see all the important information provided on the International Students and Scholars website.

For information about specific course offerings, please view the University's Course Information and Schedule website.

Nondegree Students

For students wishing to audit a Woods College undergraduate course (without receiving academic credit) the fee is $988. The fee paid to audit a course is non-refundable.

Visiting Students  (undergraduate students who have been approved to take day school courses) pay the day school per-credit rate, which is $1,820 per credit.