Tuition & Fees

Full-Time Programs

2021 - 2022

Bachelor of Music, Undergraduate Diploma

Tuition
Room & Boardǂ
Comprehensive Fee
Health Center
Health Insurance*
Total Billed Costs

$52,730
$18,060
$1,000
$650
$2,315
$74,755                                               

 

Master of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts, Graduate Diploma, Artist Diploma

Tuition
Comprehensive Fee
Health Center
Health Insurance*
Total Billed Costs

Housing & Food (estimated)§

$52,730
$1,000
$650
$2,787
$57,167

$18,060                                                                                 

 

* View more information about NEC's health insurance

ǂ Standard double room on-campus housing rate. Please see additional On-Campus Housing information below.

§ Graduate students living off-campus should budget for this estimated amount for housing, utilities, and food.

Other Tuition & Fees

2021 - 2022

Dual-Degree Programs

Portion of full-time tuition billed by NEC:

Harvard/NEC

$10,300

Tufts/NEC NEC does not bill Tufts/NEC students directly; all payments and financial aid flow through Tufts
 

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.

Part-time studio (per semester) $12,830
Undergraduate class credit/semester credit hour $1,690
Graduate class credit/semester credit hour $3,380

On-Campus Housing

All Bachelor of Music and Undergraduate Diploma students are required to live in the campus Residence Hall for their first four semesters of enrollment at NEC. Limited residence hall spaces are usually available for 3rd- and 4th-year undergraduates and graduate students. 

Please see the Announcements page for details about changes to NEC's housing plans as a result of COVID-19.

On-campus housing rates

2021-2022 academic year room and board rates per student

Room

Double Occupancy

 

$12,380                        

Single Occupancy $17,240
Suite Occupancy $14,030

Board

Standard meal plan

 

$5,680     

Please view the sample room layouts and floor plans to learn more.