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Graduate Tuition and Fees

What is Included in the Cost of Attendance?

Your Cost of Attendance is calculated based on fixed expenses (tuition and fees) and estimated expenses (room, utilities, books, travel, and personal expenses).

Tuition for 2018–2019 for Master's or Doctoral Degree, per Credit

Boston College School of Social Work $1,232
Lynch School of Education, Graduate Programs $1,478
Connell School of Nursing, Graduate Programs $1,404
School of Theology and Ministry $1,106
Graduate School of the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences $1,634
Carroll School of Management, Graduate Programs $1,744
Carroll School of Management Full-Time MBA Program $25,600/per semester
Woods College of Advancing Studies, Graduate Administrative Studies or Leadership and Administration
Woods College of Advancing Studies, Graduate Applied Economics and Sports Administration
Woods College of Advancing Studies, Graduate Cybersecurity Policy and Governance
Woods College of Advancing Studies, Graduate Healthcare Administration
Initial Boston College ID Card For Entering Students Fee: $45
Graduate Student Activity Fee: $50 full-time (7 or more credits)
$60 (CGSOM 7 or more credits)
$35 (6 or fewer credits)

Living Expenses for 2018–2019 Academic Year (9 Months)
Rent/utilities $12,285
Meals $3,200
Transportation $2,020
Personal expenses $3,255
Books & supplies $1,300
Federal Direct Loan fees
Total living expenses $22,278

Students Borrowing Summer, Fall, and Spring Loans

All students have an academic year for awarding loans. If you are enrolled in the Summer and plan on taking out Federal Direct Loans, then your academic year may begin in the Summer and continue through the Fall. Spring will be a separate period. If you are applying for an alternative loan or Graduate PLUS Loan, make sure your loan period matches the loan period for your unsubsidized Federal Direct Loan.

Living Expenses:   Monthly   Academic Year
9 Months
7 months
Rent/utilities   $1,365   $12,285   $9,555
Meals   $355   $3,200   $2,489
Transportation   $224   $2,020   $1,571
Personal expenses  
Subtotal:   $2,306   $20,760   $16,147
Federal Direct Loan fees   $218   $218
Total:   $22,278   $17,665


Dependent Care Expenses

Applicants with dependents will be granted an additional budget allowance of $1,800 per dependent under the age of sixteen.










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