Tuition and Fees

2017 Program Dates

First Session: May 24-June 30

Second Session: July 5-August 11

12-Week Session: May 24-August 11


With SHORT COURSES and WORKSHOPS running throughout the Summer!

Tuition & Fees

Summer 2017 Tuition & Fees

Please note: if you are enrolled in the BEST / BLAST programs, the GIFT / GREAT programs, Summer Scholars program, Talloires courses, please refer to your Program rather than to the below.

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Tuition & Fees (click on your student type)

Summer Study Abroad
Tuition and fees for any student enrolling in a Summer Study Abroad course. Study Abroad Courses can be found here.

Intensives & Workshops
Intensives & Workshops are academic programs that are not offered for credit, including SMFA Continuing Ed. Tuition and Fees for any students participating in these programs can be found in this section.

Housing & Dining
Housing and dining options on-campus

Other Fees
Late registration fees, late payment fees

Links to Other Relevant Processes & Policies
Refunds, withdrawals, etc.

High School Students

Rising High School Juniors and Seniors enrolling in the Pre-College Courses, including Undergraduate Courses for Seniors

Scholarships, typically equivalent to 50% of course tuition, are available to students with demonstrated financial need. Please see our Financial Aid page for more details.

Summer 2017 Rates Additional information & related policy information
Tuition per Course $2,800
Deposit $300
  • A pre-payment on tuition is required within ten days of acceptance to reserve space in the Program
  • This deposit will be applied toward Course tuition and is not an additional fee
  • The balance of payment for tuition is due upon notification of charges, and no later than Monday, June 30, 2017
  • This deposit is non-refundable in the event of withdrawal from the Course
Application Fee $60
  • This fee is non-refundable in the event of withdrawal from the Course

Click here to scroll to General Financial Policies & Other Fees for more information about withdrawal, refunds, late payments, etc.

Undergraduate Students

Visiting Undergraduates, Tufts Undergraduates, rising College Freshmen, and Students who do not yet hold a Bachelor Degree, taking Summer Semester Courses for credit

Fully matriculated Tufts University students should contact Tufts Student Financial Services Office with questions regarding financial aid for the Summer Semester. Visiting Undergraduates Students should contact the Financial aid Office of their home institution to discuss financial aid options. Please see our Financial Aid page for more details.

Summer 2017 Rates Additional information & related policy information
Tuition per Credit Course* $2,800
Application Fee
Non-Tufts students only
$60
  • This fee is non-refundable in the event of withdrawal from the Course

    Click here to scroll to General Financial Policies & Other Fees for more information about withdrawal, refunds, late payments, etc.

    * Each course is assigned a Credit Value, clearly visible in the course catalog online. Tufts courses are typically worth 1.0 credits each, generally equivalent to 4 credit courses at peer institutions. If you enroll in a course with a credit value of greater than – or less than – 1 credit, the tuition for that course will be prorated. For example, Undergraduate students would be charged tuition rates of:

    • $1,400 for a 0.5 credit course
    • $4,200 for a 1.5 credit course

    Visiting Graduate, Adult & Professional Students

    Students not currently enrolled in a Tufts degree program who hold a Bachelor degree and are taking Summer Semester Courses for credit

    Visiting Students may be able to transfer credit from Arts & Sciences Summer Courses into Certificate or Degree programs should they choose to later enroll in a Tufts Degree program. Please contact Tufts Graduate School of Arts & Sciences for more information.

    Limited Scholarships are available for employed Teachers, OTs, and Urban Planners, see the Financial Aid page for more details. All Visiting Students should contact the Financial aid Office of their home institution to discuss financial aid options. Please see our Financial Aid page for more details.

    Summer 2017 Rates
    Application Fee $60
    Tuition per Credit Course*(excl. Study Abroad / Intensives & Workshops)
    School Arts & Sciences Courses $4,990
    School of the Museum of Fine Arts Courses (excl. Study Abroad & Continuing Ed Workshops) $4,990
    School of Engineering  Courses $4,990
    Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy Courses $4,990

    Just want to take the courses, but don't need credit? See discounted audit rates here.

    Click here to scroll to General Financial Policies & Other Fees for more information about withdrawal, refunds, late payments, etc.

    * Each course is assigned a Credit Value, clearly visible in the course catalog online. Tufts courses are typically worth 1.0 credits each, generally equivalent to 4 credit courses at peer institutions. If you enroll in a course with a credit value of greater than – or less than – 1 credit, the tuition for that course will be prorated. For example, Graduate students would be charged tuition rates of:

    • $2,495 for a 0.5 credit course
    • $7,485 for a 1.5 credit course

    Tufts Graduate Students

    Students currently enrolled in a Tufts Graduate degree or certificate program taking Summer Semester Courses for credit.

    Tufts Graduate students will be charged a per course / credit rate consistent with the per course / credit rate of the Academic Program in which they are matriculated, unless otherwise noted. All course restrictions and degree requirements are consistent with Academic Year policies. For information about Financial Aid and other tuition waiver policies, please contact your Program Director. For additional information, please refer to the AS&E Graduate Tuition and Financial Aid website.

    Summer 2017 Rates
    Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
    Tuition for credit per credit course* (Audit, Study Abroad, Intensives & Workshops Rates listed separately)
    All Master’s and Doctoral Students $4,990
    Museum Studies Certificate Students $2,994
    Early Childhood Technology & Science Education Certificate Students $1,500
    Urban Justice & Sustainability Certificate Students $2,500
    All other Certificate Students $3,992
    Post-Bac Pre-Medical Students Included in Program Fee, up to 10-course program limit
    School of Engineering (Graduate Students)
    Tuition for credit per credit course*
    OKEE Certificate Students $1,000
    $100 lab fee, where applicable
    All other Graduate students (Master’s, Doctoral, Certificate, Post-Bac) $5,052
    Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy
    Tuition for credit per credit course*
    All Students [FORTHCOMING]

    Click here to scroll to General Financial Policies & Other Fees for more information about withdrawal, refunds, late payments, etc.
     
    * Each course is assigned a Credit Value, clearly visible in the course catalog online. Tufts courses are typically worth 1.0 credits each, generally equivalent to 4 credit courses at peer institutions. If you enroll in a course with a credit value of greater than – or less than – 1 credit, the tuition for that course will be prorated. For example, A&S MA / PhD students would be charged tuition rates of:

    • $2,495 for a 0.5 credit course
    • $7,485 for a 1.5 credit course

    Audit Students (taking courses not for credit)

    Students taking Summer Session Courses on an audit (not-for-credit) basis. Excludes High School Students, Summer Study Abroad courses, and Intensives & Workshops (Incl. SMFA). Please see the relevant sections above / below for these programs

    Not all courses are available for Audit. Please see the course schedule for more information.

    Summer 2017 Rates
    Application Fee
    Non-Tufts students only
    $60
    Audit Rate
    Flat rate per course
    $1,000

     

    Special Audit Rates
    School of Arts & Sciences and School of Engineering Courses (excl. SMFA) Community Audit Program $300
    • Open to residents of Medford / Somerville and teachers in the Medford / Somerville Public School system, who are auditing classes in the Schools of Arts & Sciences and / or Engineering
    • Special restrictions and registration requirements apply. Please see this link for more details
    • Application Fee (above) still applies
    Alumni Audit Program $250
    • Open to any alumni of Tufts University Degree and Certificate Program, upon validation
    • Special restrictions and registration requirements apply. Please see this link for more details
    • Application Fee (above) still applies
    School of the Museum of Fine Arts Courses Community Audit Program $900 [Details forthcoming]
    Alumni Audit Program $900 [Details forthcoming]

     

    Click here to scroll to General Financial Policies & Other Fees for more information about withdrawal, refunds, late payments, etc.

    Summer Study Abroad

    Tuition and fees for any student enrolling in a Summer Study Abroad course.

    Summer 2017 Rates
      Total Tuition Program Fee Notes
    Rome in
    Focus
    (1.0 credit)
    $5,400 Credit $2,800 Credit $2,600
    • Applications due April 30th
    • Courses have course-specific eligibility requirements. Please see each course listing for more details.
    • Program Fee includes all housing and all scheduled activities during the Program.
    • Cost does not include meals, airfare to/from Venice, or non-program activities.
    Bridging
    Venice
    (0.5 credit)
    $5,650 Credit / $5,250 Audit $1,400 Credit / $1,000 Audit $4,250
    Other Financial Information
    Deposit $500 - -
    • A non-refundable deposit of $500 is due on enrollment and will be applied to the total program cost; it is not an additional fee
    • The balance of payment must be received within ten days and, at the latest, by May 10th
    Application Fee Non-Tufts Students Only $60 - -
    • This fee is non-refundable in the event of withdrawal from the Course

    Intensives & Workshops

    Information forthcoming, check back the first week of April.

    Housing & Dining

    Rates for housing and dining options on-campus

    At this time, on-campus housing is available only to students 18 and older. Tufts offers separate housing options for Undergraduate and Graduate students. For more information about housing on-campus at Tufts please see refer to the links below for more information on specific housing programs, including additional information about deposits, cancellation, refund, etc.

    Summer 2017 Rates
      1 week 6-weeks 12-weeks Other
    Undergraduate Housing n/a $906 $1,812 n/a
    Graduate Housing ~$276 ~$1,239 ~$2,478 n/a
    Intern Program n/a n/a n/a ~$43-$64 per night, 28 night minimum

    Dining Plans are available to all students. Students are not required to purchase a Dining Plan and a la carte dining is available on-campus during the Summer Semester. Please see Tufts Dining for more information, including additional information about deposits, cancellation, refund, etc.

    Summer 2017 Rates
      40 Meals 80 Meals Unlimited
    6-week Session $500 $984 $1,134

    Other Fees

    Late Registration Fee
    Late Registration Fee will be added to a registration that is submitted to the university on or after the first day of the course session ($50 until the close of the Add/Drop period, $100 thereafter).

    Late Payment Fee
    A Late Payment Fee will be applied to student balances that are not cleared on or after the first day of the course session. This amount will be 1.5% of the balance, and will be compounded monthly.