Tuition & Expenses
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. For information about or assistance with how to finance your Fletcher education, please contact Student Financial Services. For all other questions about tuition and expenses, please contact Admissions.
|Tuition, Fees and Expenses for 2023–2024||Annual Tuition|
|MALD, MA & Ph.D. tuition||$55,424|
|PhD post-coursework enrollment fee||$2,000|
|Books and supplies (estimated)||$1,000|
|Health services fee||$1,060|
|Health insurance fee**||$4,190|
|Personal expenses (estimated)||$3,000|
*MGA tuition in year two includes a summer term (currently set at $3,708) and one semester (1/2 year tuition)
**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.
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 $800 - $1,100 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.
A board plan (10 meals per week) is available for all students for $4,800 per academic year. Partial board plans are also available. Review the dining plans here.