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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$32,924
($8,516)
Graduate
(in-state)
$27,788
($13,486)
Books & Supplies $1,207
On-Campus Living Costs $17,045
Off-Campus Living Costs $14,427

Average Costs of Attendance at Massachusetts Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $51,176 when a student lives on campus and $48,558 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $8,516 for Massachusetts residents and $32,924 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $13,486 for Massachusetts residents and $27,788 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $17,045 when a student lives on campus and $14,427 when living off campus in average.
2019-2020 Average Cost of Attendance
Massachusetts Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$26,768 (In-State)
$51,176 (Out-of-State)
$24,150 (In-State)
$48,558 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$8,516 (In-State)
$32,924 (Out-of-State)
$8,516 (In-State)
$32,924 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,207$1,207
Living Costs$17,045$14,427
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Massachusetts Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Massachusetts colleges and universities is $8,516 for in-state students and $32,924 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 3.86% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Massachusetts Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$7,625$7,911 $8,322$8,516
Out-Of-State$29,428$30,474 $31,700$32,924
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Massachusetts Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the average graduate tuition & fees of Massachusetts colleges and universities is $13,486 for in-state students and $27,788 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 4.18% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Massachusetts Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
In-State$12,078$12,495 $12,882$13,486
Out-Of-State$25,295$25,996 $26,674$27,788
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Massachusetts Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average books & supplies costs of Massachusetts colleges and universities is $1,207. The books & supplies costs are increased by 0.92% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Massachusetts Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
Books & Supplies$1,152$1,175 $1,196$1,207
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Massachusetts Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the average living costs of Massachusetts colleges and universities is $17,045 when a student lives on campus and $14,427 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 2.62% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 3.75% compared to the previous year.
2019-2020 Average Living Costs
Massachusetts Colleges and Universities
2017201820192020
On-Campus$15,539$16,159 $16,610$17,045
Off-Campus$13,320$13,656 $13,905$14,427
[Chart] Living Costs - Massachusetts Colleges