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The cost of a Fletcher education is quite similar to comparable institutions, especially in light of the available financial aid resources. Tuition and fees for subsequent academic years normally increase by 3 to 5 percent.

Tuition, Fees and Expenses for 2020–2021 Annual Tuition
MGA - full program/16-month tuition* $79,000
MALD, MA & Ph.D. tuition $50,280
MIB tuition $58,848
LLM tuition $50,280
GMAP tuition, all inclusive $84,284
Ph.D. post-coursework enrollment fee $4,472
Room & board - on-campus (estimated) $11,598
Room & board - off-campus (estimated) $15,000
Books and supplies (estimated) $1,000
Health services fee $906
Health insurance fee** $3,465
Personal expenses (estimated) $3,000

*The MGA will be offered beginning in the fall of 2021 (Academic Year 21-22 tuition = $50,280, Academic Year 22-23 tuition =$28,720)

**May be waived if proof of outside coverage is submitted

+Rates subject to approval by the Trustees of Tufts University

Review the Tufts University refund policy


The cost of living varies widely depending on students' needs and preferences. A single student can generally expect living expenses of at least $1,400 - $1,700 per month, or approximately $15,000 for the nine-month academic year. An additional $300 per month should be calculated for a spouse and an additional $150 per month for each dependent child.

As elsewhere, off-campus housing varies greatly according to location and quality. Generally, students who share accommodations (two-, three-, or four-bedroom apartments) pay an average of $600 - $900 each per month. One-bedroom apartments (utilities not included) may range from $1,200 - $1,500 per month. Utilities costs average $100 - $250 per month over the course of a rental year.

On-campus housing in Blakeley Hall generally is comparable in expense to off-campus alternatives. The Blakeley Hall room fee for academic year 2019-20 is $7,270. A board plan (10 meals per week) is available for all students for $4,000 per academic year. Partial board plans are also available.