Summer 2018 Tuition, Fees & Payment

The tuition for a course is determined by its number of credits, the level of the course (undergraduate vs graduate), and the Boston University School or College through which it is offered. The chart below lists the per credit tuition charges for Summer 2018. The tuition for each course is also listed at the end of its course description found in the Courses section.

Note: All tuition rates on the Summer Term 2018 website are pending approval.

Tuition Costs per Credit
Undergraduate
Courses numbered 100 to 599, per credit
$680
Graduate
Courses numbered 600 to 999, per credit
$1593
Exceptions
College of Fine Arts
Music education courses on campus, per credit
$680
College of Engineering
All courses numbered 500 and above, per credit
$1593
School of Education
All courses on campus, per credit
$680
School of Theology
Non D.Min. Masters Program Summer Courses, per credit
$838
School of Social Work
All courses on campus, per credit
$1040
Metropolitan College
Courses numbered 100-599 on campus, per credit
$680
Metropolitan College
Graduate courses numbered 600-999 on campus, per credit
$860
Questrom School of Business
MBA Part-time, per credit
$1622
Additional Fees
Paid by each student and not refundable once a session has begun
Student Services Fee
(per session)
$60
Laboratory Fee
(per lab course)
$200
Technology Fee
(online courses)
$60 per credit
Replacement fee for student identification card (Terrier Card) $40
Late payment fees $75-300*

*A minimum late payment fee of $75 is assessed beginning May 23, 2018, for the first session and 12-week courses, and July 3, 2018, for the second session. The late payment fee will increase throughout each academic session to a maximum of $300 for payments received as of June 29, 2018, for Session 1 and 12-week courses, and August 10, 2018, for Session 2.