Program Costs

Summer 2020 Program Fees 

Courses are listed alphabetically, please pay attention to program length.  

Program       Dates*              Credits     Residential Fee     Commuter Fee   
Honors Program 6/22/20-7/30/20 6 $9,000.00 $5,600.00
Math Exploration 6/22/20-7/30/20 6 $9,000.00 $5,600.00
College Theater Lab 6/22/20-7/17/20 n/a $5,500.00 $3,700.00
3-Week 6/22/20-7/9/20 n/a $4,800.00 $3,100.00
Business & Leadership Institute 6/22/20-7/9/20 n/a $4,800.00 $3,100.00
College Writing Workshop 6/22/20-7/9/20 n/a $4,800.00 $3,100.00
Creative Writing Seminar 6/22/20-7/9/20 n/a $4,800.00 $3,100.00
   Government, Globalization & World Affairs   6/22/20-7/9/20 n/a $4,800.00 $3,100.00
Introduction to Economic Principles 6/22/20-7/9/20 n/a $4,800.00 $3,100.00
Concepts in Psychology Seminar 6/22/20-7/9/20 n/a $4,800.00 $3,100.00
Psychology of the Arts 6/22/20-7/9/20 n/a $4,800.00 $3,100.00
Sports Management Institute 6/22/20-7/9/20 n/a $4,800.00 $3,100.00
Criminal & Social Justice Seminar 6/22/20-7/3/20 n/a $3,600.00 $2,100.00
Forensics & Crime Scene Analysis 6/22/20-7/3/20 n/a $3,600.00 $2,100.00


*Dates represent the start and end for the academic program only. Move-in, move-out and orientiation dates will be available on the Accepted Student Page located under the "About" tab above in early spring.

Residential Program fee includes: Tuition & fees, course materials, on-campus meal plan of $150 per week (nonrefundable if not used), double accommodations in the residence hall, local college tours, volunteer opportunities, most weekend and evening social activities. Transportation (i.e, bus and MBTA fare) is provided for students for academic and social actvities planned by the program. Transportation for social activities organized by individual student groups is not included in the program fee nor are off-campus meals.   Please note: students are housed in BC freshmen residential housing which does not have airconditioning in the individual rooms. Air conditioning is available in the public areas of the residence halls, in most classrooms, and across campus in locations like the library and the dining halls. 

Commuter Program fee include: Tuition & fees, course materials, local college tours, volunteer opportunities, daytime social and extracurricular activities and college preparatory activities. Meal plans are not included, however, commuter students are welcome to join residential students in the dining facilities at their own expense. Only residential students are allowed in the Residence Halls at night. 

INTERNATIONAL ADMITS: Please contact the BCE office if you need to pay by wire. There are special instructions to ensure your funds are applied to the correct account in a timely manner. The program fee is due in full within two weeks of admission to confirm place and is non-refundable. The program fee may be paid by credit card or personal check.


*Commuter Program cost covers tuition and activities directly related to academic course work (class field trips, etc) and orientation only. Does not include weekend or evening social and cultural trips and activities, meals, and accommodation. Due to safety concerns, only residential students are allowed in the dormatories.

** Due to laboratory requirements Forensic Discovery is limited to 20 students. 

*** NECIR Investigative Journalism course is run in partnership with NECIR at Boston University. NECIR provides the faculty and academic content for this program. Boston College provides accommodations and residence life activities.