2017-2018 Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees cover only part of the cost of educating NEC students. The balance is met by funds, gifts, and bequests. NEC makes every effort to assist students through scholarships and other financial aid; government funds are available for those who qualify.

The tables below reflect NEC's 2017-2018 tuition and fees. We've included them to help you budget your academic year expenses.

Bachelor of Music; Undergraduate Diploma:
Tuition$46,100
Room & Board (based on double occupancy)$15,700
Comprehensive Fee$830
Health Center Fee$540
Health Insurance*$1,447
Total Billed Expenses$64,617
*All students must carry health insurance; if you have your own insurance, this charge may be waived with proper documentation. Information on the waiver process will be included with the fall bill.

 

Residence Hall Room and Board:
Double Occupancy (standard)$15,700
Single Occupancy (limited availability)$19,800
Suite Occupancy (limited availability)$22,500

 

Master of Music; Doctor of Musical Arts:
Tuition$46,100
Room & Board (double occupancy in residence hall; limited availability)$15,700
Comprehensive Fee$830
Health Center Fee$540
Health Insurance*$1,757
Total Billed Expenses$64,617
*All students must carry health insurance; if you have your own insurance, this charge may be waived with proper documentation. Information on the waiver process will be included with the fall bill.

 

Graduate Diploma:
Tuition$42,500
Room & Board (double occupancy in residence hall; limited availability)$15,700
Comprehensive Fee$830
Health Center Fee$540
Health Insurance*$1,757
Total Billed Expenses$61,327
*All students must carry health insurance; if you have your own insurance, this charge may be waived with proper documentation. Information on the waiver process will be included with the fall bill.

 

Harvard/NEC Dual Degree Program (tuition billed by NEC in first four years of program; Harvard bills their tuition separately):
Tuition*$9,005
*Fifth year of program is billed at full-time NEC Master of Music degree tuition. 

 

Part-time tuition:

All students are expected to be full-time. Part-time status is only granted after students have met their full-time residency requirement and only with permission from the Dean of Students.

 


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