2016-2017 Tuition

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.

Bachelor of Music, Undergraduate Diploma,
Master of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts

Full-time tuition (per year): $44,300

Graduate Diploma

Full-time tuition (per year): $40,510

Dual Degree Programs

Tufts/NEC, portion of full-time tuition billed by NEC (per year): $20,930
Harvard/NEC, portion of full-time tuition billed by NEC (per year): $8,655

2016-2017 Residence Hall Room & Board

Double Occupancy: $13,900
Single Occupancy: $17,230
Deluxe Single Occupancy: $18,600
Suite Occupancy: $19,950

2016-2017 Fees

Student Services Fee: $325
Technology Fee: $130
Health Center†: $520 (for all students)
Health Insurance (Graduate students): $1757
Health Insurance (Undergraduate students): $1447

†All students are automatically enrolled in the Health Center.
‡All NEC students must carry health insurance; if you have your own insurance, this charge may be waived with proper documentation. To do so, please visit Gallagher Student Health.

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.

   Studio per semester: $10,785*
   Undergraduate course credit hour: $1,420*
   Graduate course credit hour: $2,840*