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Planning for a Bachelor's Degree? NSCC is the smart choice for value and excellence.
By completing your first two years at NSCC, Massachusetts-based students save over $10,000 upon transfer to a public college or university — and nearly $60,000 upon transfer to a private college or university.

Average Tuition & Fees
North Shore Community College:
$5,670 annual tuition & fees

Public 4-year university:
$9,139 annual tuition & fees

Private 4-year university:
$31,231 annual tuition & fees

Based on average full-time course load.
Source: collegeboard

Tuition & Fees

North Shore Community College is the top choice for students who are smart with their money.

Fall 2015 Tuition & Fees

The tuition and fees are charged by the number of registered credits. A typical course at NSCC is 3-credits.

Students who are enrolled in certain Health Science programs and Culinary programs will also be charged an additional program fee. See the Program Fee section below.

Massachusetts In-state Tuition
Tuition $ 25 per credit
Fees $164 per credit
Total $189 per credit (classes are typically 3 credits each)

New England Regional Residents
Tuition $ 37.50 per credit
Fees $164 per credit
Total $201.50 per credit (classes are typically 3 credits each)

Non-Regional/Non-Resident Students
Tuition $257 per credit
Fees $164 per credit
Total $421 per credit (classes are typically 3 credits each)

Program Fee – Applied to the Programs Listed Below

Health Science Programs - $150/per semester

Culinary Programs - $100/per semester Student Health Insurance
Health Insurance Fee - $1,536 for the year (may be waived through Campus Pipeline)

Please Note: Health Insurance is mandatory for students taking nine (9) credits or more. This fee is charged to your account and may be waived through Campus Pipeline with proof of comparable coverage. Enrollment in Free Care, Health Safety Net, Children’s Medical Security Plan or MassHealth Limited is not a "health benefit program of comparable coverage" as required by the regulation. International insurances are NOT acceptable for waiving Student Health Insurance.

Additional Fees
Late Payment Charge—$50
Non-refundable Installment Plan Fee—$40 (if you sign up for a payment plan)
MassPirg Fee —$9 per term (can be waived through Campus Pipeline)

The Board of Trustees reserves the right to increase tuition and fees without prior notice.

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