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Paying for BU

Tuition Scoreboard
Undergraduate$59,816
Graduate$59,418
Books & Supplies$1,000
On-Campus Living Costs $18,790
Off-Campus Living Costs $18,790

BU 2022 Tuition & Fees and COA

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Boston University is $59,816. The graduate school tuition & fees is $59,418. The Living costs besides the tuition & fees is reported as $18,790 when a student lives on campus and $18,790 when a student lives off-campus.
Its total costs of attendance (COA) is $79,606 when a student lives on campus and $79,606 when living off-campus for the academic year 2021-2022. It includes tuition, fees, book & supplies costs, room & board, and other living expenses. The following table and chart illustrate the COA by living preferences and tuition rates.
2021-2022 COA
On-CampusOff-Campus
Total Costs$79,606$79,606
Tuition & Fees$59,816
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$16,840$16,840
Other Expenses$1,950$1,950
Average Financial Aid$38,797
Total Costs After Receiving Aid$40,809$40,809
[Chart] 2022 Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees is $59,816. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 3.00% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
Tuition & Fees$53,948 $55,892 $58,072 $59,816
[Chart]2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate tuition & fees is $59,418. The graduate program tuition rates are increased by 3.04% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Graduate School Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
Tuition & Fees$53,572 $55,502 $57,666 $59,418
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Tuition Per Credit Hour

For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for part-time students or overloaded credits for full-time students is $1,830 for undergraduate programs.
For graduate programs, the tuition per credit hour is $1,830. The tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.98% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Tuition Per Credit Hour
201920202021 2022
Undergraduate$1,651 $1,710$1,777$1,830
Graduate$1,651 $1,710$1,777$1,830
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Books & Supplies

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for purchasing books and course supllies is $1,000. The following table and charts illustrate the changes of the books & supplies costs at Boston University.
2022 Books & Supplies Costs
201920202021 2022
Books & Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
[Chart] 2022 Books & Supplies Costs

Living Costs

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for living costs at Boston University is $18,790 when living on campus and $18,790 when living off-campus . The on-campus living costs are increased by 1.08% compared to academic year 2020-2021. The off-campus living costs are increased by 1.08% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
Living Costs
201920202021 2022
On-CampusRoom & Board $15,720$16,160$15,720$16,840
Other Expenses $1,950$1,950$1,950$1,950
Off-CampusRoom & Board $15,720$15,720$15,720$16,840
Other Expenses $1,950$1,950$1,950$1,950
[Chart] 2022 Room & Boards and other Living Costs