Determining Your Costs

Tuition and Fees

MassBay calculates your tuition and fees on a per-credit basis. Below is the chart for day tuition and fee charges. Specialty programs may require additional course or lab fees.

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What is the cost to attend MassBay?

  • Cost per credit: Massachusetts Resident $174; Non-resident $380.00
  • Additional Fees may apply. Please view Student Accounts for a complete listing.
  • Administrative fee for all students enrolled in credit courses (per semester): $40. The administrative fee is a mandatory fee for students enrolling in credit courses. It supports facility improvements, parking, and transportation services at MassBay.
  • MassPirg (waivable fee): $9 (not applicable for summer sessions)
  • Mandatory Health Insurance (waivable): $1,640
  • Student Textbook Fund (waivable fee): $5 (not applicable for summer sessions). The Student Government Association and the MassBay Foundation have established this fund to help students defray the increasing costs of educational items such as textbooks and other materials. This fee will be applied to both full and part-time student bills. For more information, including how to apply, please contact the Office of Student Development at (781) 239-3142.


*All tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. The College cannot honor any typographical errors in prices. Non-credit courses are priced separately. Tuition and fees that remain unpaid are subject to enrollment cancellation, collections and/or interception of state funds to resolve any financial obligation. A student may not attend a course if he/she is not officially registered and considered in good financial standing at the College.