Tuition & Fees

Bay State College's Financial Aid team provides students and families with personalized attention as they prepare to finance their education. We encourage all students to apply for both federal and state financial aid programs after October 1st by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Bay State College also offers institutional scholarships. Financial Aid Counselors are available to answer any questions that you may have regarding the tuition and fees below. For an estimate of your annual cost, please contact the Financial Aid Department at financialaid@baystate.edu. All tuition and fees are subject to change. Below are the tuition and fees for the 2019-2020 year, which begins with the Fall 2019 semester. 

2019-2020 Tuition Charges

Tuition charges are assessed on a cost per credit hour basis and the program of study, providing students with maximum flexibility based on individual financial and academic needs. Credits vary based on the program of study. Please refer to the program flow sheets on each Program web page for individual program requirements. Program curriculum is subject to change. Transferred credits and/or remedial courses may impact the total number of credits required to complete most programs. 

Academic Year Tuition Costs below are based on a full-time course load of 30 credits per year, unless otherwise noted.

 
2019-2020
 

Associate Degree

Cost Per Credit

Academic Year Tuition Costs

Business Administration $950 $28,500
Criminal Justice $950 $28,500
Entertainment Management: Music Industry Concentration $950 $28,500
Entertainment Management: Audio Production Concentration $950 $28,500
Fashion Design $950 $28,500
Fashion Merchandising $950 $28,500
Health Studies* $550 $16,500
Nursing (ADN) $950
Physical Therapist Assistant $950
 
2019-2020
 

Bachelor's Degree

Cost Per Credit

Academic Year Tuition Costs

Criminal Justice $950 $28,500
Criminal Justice: Cloud Security Risk Management Concentration # #
Criminal Justice: Digital Forensics and Cyber Security Concentration $950 $28,500
Criminal Justice: Domestic and International Security Concentration $950 $28,500
Entertainment Management: Music Industry $950 $28,500
Entertainment Management: Audio Production Concentration $950 $28,500
Fashion Merchandising $950 $28,500
Fashion Merchandising: Fashion Design Concentration $950 $28,500
Information Technology $950 $28,500
Information Technology: Cloud Security Risk Management # #
Information Technology: Web and Mobile Development Concentration* $950 $28,500
Management $950 $28,500
Management: Cloud Security Concentration # #
Management: Finance Concentration $950 $28,500
Management: Healthcare Management Concentration $950 $28,500
Management: Human Resource Management Concentration $950 $28,500
Management: Marketing Concentration $950 $28,500
Nursing (RN to BSN)* $550 $13,200

(24 credits per academic year)

† Credit requirements vary by semester for Nursing and PTA programs.
 
# Criminal Justice, Information Technology & Management degree courses are $950/credit. The five Cloud Security Risk Management concentration courses in these programs are $1200/credit.

 

Evening Division Students

For the 2019-2020 Academic Year, tuition is charged for Evening Students at the rate of $550 per credit hour. The five Cloud Security Risk Management concentration courses offered in the Criminal Justice, Information Technology and Management evening bachelor degree programs are offered as online courses and are charged at the rate of $1200/credit.

Online Division Students

For the 2019-2020 Academic Year, tuition is charged for Online Students at the rate of $550 per credit hour. The five Cloud Security Risk Management concentration courses offered in the Criminal and Management online bachelor degree programs are charged at the rate of $1200/credit.

Non-Degree Students

For the 2019-2020 Academic Year, tuition is charged for Non-Degree students at the cost/credit rate of the course division (Day, Evening, Online) they are enrolling in. Non-Degree students taking more than one course per semester are subject to the course division's program fee.

Summer Session

The majority of Summer Day courses receive special summer tuition pricing of $550 per credit hour. For more information Click here.

Breakdown of Fees

Fees for All Students

  • Tuition Deposit: $300, payable upon receipt of the acceptance letter. This non-refundable deposit is applied to tuition charges once classes commence.
  • Technology Fee: $300 annually
  • Late Payment Fee: $25 monthly
  • International Fee: $100 annually, non-refundable
  • Books and Supplies: The cost of books and supplies varies depending on the courses taken each semester.

Program Fees for Day Students

  • Physical Therapist Assistant Program Fee: $1600, charged each academic year to all students enrolled in the Physical Therapist Assistant program. This fee is nonrefundable.
  • Nursing (ADN) Program Fee: $2200, charged each academic year to all students enrolled in the Nursing program. This fee is nonrefundable.
  • Fashion Design Concentration Comprehensive Fee: $800, charged each academic year. This fee is nonrefundable.
  • Entertainment Management Audio Production/Music Industry Concentration Comprehensive Fee: $725, charged each academic year. This fee is nonrefundable.
  • RN to BSN Program Fee: $40, charged per semester to all students enrolled in the RN to BSN program. This fee is nonrefundable.
  • Health Studies Comprehensive Fee: $700, charged each academic year. This fee is nonrefundable.
  • Program Fee for all other programs (including non-degree students): $700, charged annually to all Day students not in above programs. This fee is nonrefundable.

Fees for Evening Students

  • Program Fee for all other programs (including non-degree students): $120 fee per semester. This fee is nonrefundable.

Fees for Online Students

  • Program Fee: $120 fee assessed each semester to all students. This fee is nonrefundable.
  • Nursing (RN to BSN) Program Fee: $40, charged per semester to all students enrolled in the RN to BSN program. This fee is nonrefundable.

Other Fees

  • Insufficient Funds (NSF): $30
  • Security Card Replacement (ID): $25, subject to increase with SmartCard implementation
  • Library Late Fee: $25
  • Library Book Replacement Cost: Market value
  • Official Transcript Fee: $12.50-$22.50
  • Graduation Fee: $50
  • CORI: $50-$100
  • CPR Course Material: $50
  • Online Lab Course Material: $120 (approx)
  • TEAS (Test of Academic Skills), Nursing program only: $60-$75
  • CRI 405, Mobile digital Forensics Certificate $500
  • Below are the health insurance costs for 2019-2020 academic year. 
    • Annual Enrollment: September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020 is $3622
    • Spring Enrollment: January 14, 2020 to August 31, 2020 is $2266
    • Summer Enrollment: May 5, 2020 to August 31, 2020 is $1211

Residence Hall Fees

Resident Hall Deposit: $300

Each incoming student wishing to live in our residence halls must submit a completed Residence Agreement and also a $300 nonrefundable Deposit to reserve the space. Upon occupancy, this initial deposit will be applied towards the student’s $300 Security Deposit.

Room and Board: $13,300

The Room and Board fee charge covers all housing expenses. Rooms are doubles, triples and larger.  Meal plan consists of swipes per semester that include breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  This fee is nonrefundable.  (Limited single rooms available for an additional $3,000 per academic year, additional meal plans are available for an extra charge, summer housing is offered at a reduced rate.)

Questions? Contact:

Phone
(617) 217-9069

Email
financialaid@baystate.edu