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Cost of Attendance

The tuition fees at UMass Dartmouth are very competitively priced to give you an affordable education that provides the maximum return on your educational investment.

2017/18 Cost of Attendance

Semesters include August 2017, January 2018 and May 2018

Program ^ Program Duration Fees (US$)
Undergraduate Global Student Program (GSP)* 2 or 3 semesters $27,690
Undergraduate GSP: 3 Semesters with Academic English* 3 semesters $31,515
Graduate Global Student Program (GSP) 1 semester $13,620
Graduate Global Student Program (GSP) 2 semesters $20,430
ESL 1 semester $6,372
Other fees and charges**
Mandatory fees Undergraduate GSP 2 or 3 semesters $2,850
Mandatory fees Graduate GSP 1 semester $1,600
Mandatory fees Graduate GSP 2 semesters $2,954
Accommodation Per year From $10,504
Meal Plan Per year From $4,346
Medical Insurance (compulsory) Per year $2,168

^ Students will be charged per credit; actual cost may be higher or lower depending on specific course choices. Tuition, fees and charges are subject to change.
* Based on 30 credits.
** Fees and charges listed are current in 2016 and will be subject to increase in 2017. Additional $175-$350 mandatory fees apply for students not studying in the Charlton College of Business.

2018/19 Cost of Attendance

Semesters include August 2018, January 2019 and May 2019

Program ^ Program Duration Fees (US$)
Undergraduate Global Student Program (GSP)* 2 or 3 semesters $29,352
Undergraduate GSP: 3 Semesters with Academic English* 3 semesters $33,292
Graduate Global Student Program (GSP) 1 semester $14,438
Graduate Global Student Program (GSP) 2 semesters $21,655
ESL 1 semester $6,500
Other fees and charges**
Mandatory fees Undergraduate GSP 2 or 3 semesters $2,907
Mandatory fees Graduate GSP 1 semester $1,632
Mandatory fees Graduate GSP 2 semesters $3,013
Accommodation Per year From $10,714
Meal Plan Per year From $4,525
Medical Insurance (compulsory) Per year $2,211

^ Students will be charged per credit; actual cost may be higher or lower depending on specific course choices. Tuition, fees and charges are subject to change.
* Based on 30 credits.
** Fees and charges listed are current in 2017 and will be subject to increase in 2018. Additional $175-$350 mandatory fees apply for students not studying in the Charlton College of Business.

Program fees include:

  • Full tuition and orientation program

  • Access to UMass Dartmouth facilities

  • UMass Dartmouth support services

  • All additional mandatory fees

Additional costs

There may be additional costs to students, such as textbooks and seasonal clothing, which will vary according to individual student requirements.

Health insurance

In accordance with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Qualifying Student Health Insurance Program (QSHIP), all international students must purchase health insurance through UMass Dartmouth.