The tuition and fees are determined by the number of registered credits. A typical course at NSCC is 3-credits. Charges are assessed each semester. Students who are enrolled in certain Health Science programs and Culinary programs will also be charged an additional program fee.

Spring 2020 Tuition & Fees

Massachusetts Residents (minimum 6 months residency)

$219 per credit (Tuition $25, General Fee $160, and $34 Technology Fee)

3 credits: $657 | 12 credits $2,628 | 15 credits: $3,285

New England Regional Rate (CT, RI, NH, ME, VT)

$231.50 per credit (Tuition $37.50, General Fee $160, and $34 Technology Fee)

3 credits: $694.50 | 12 credits $2,778 | 15 credits: $3,472.50

Out-of-State Rate (non-regional)

$451 per credit (Tuition $257, General Fee $160, and $34 Technology Fee)

3 credits: $1,353 | 12 credits $5,412 | 15 credits: $6,765

Program Fees

Additional Program Fees are applied to the following programs per term:

$450 per term

Nurse Education | Occupational Therapy Assistant | Practical Nursing Certificate | Physical Therapy Assistant | Radiologic Tech | Respiratory Tech | Surgical Tech Degree

$325 per term

Veterinary Tech

$225 per term

Medical Assisting Certificate

$175 per term

Funeral Services

$100 per term

Animal Care Certificate | Animal Care Specialist

$50 per term

Engineering Science

$25 per term

Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation | Early Childhood Development | Early Childhood Education | Early Childhood Infant/ Toddler | Human Services Practitioner | Paralegal Certificate | Paralegal Program | Horticulture Program | Horticulture Certificate

Culinary Programs - $125 per course

Culinary Arts & Food Service Certificate

Graphic Design Programs - $25 per course

Graphic Design Certificate Program | Graphic Design-Print Program | Graphic Design - Integrated Media Program

Course specific

Nursing 101A - $260.00

Nursing 101 LPN - $160.00

Nursing 101 RA - $35.00

Other Charges

Facility Fee
$50 per semester

Science Lab Course Fee
$45 per course
Applied to courses with lab sections

Health Program Administrative Fee
$150 per acceptance
Required for admissions to special health programs

Cosmetology
$4,900 per semester
Includes Cosmetology kit

Late Payment Fee
$50 per semester

MassPIRG Fee
$9 per semester
Can be waived through myNorthshore
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Student Health Insurance

Health Insurance Fee - $1,595.00 cost for January 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020

Note: Students who paid or waived their student health insurance for the Fall 2019 semester will not be required to do it again for the Spring 2020 semester.

 

Additional Fees

$40 non-refundable payment plan enrollment fee (only apply to students who sign up for payment plans)

$25 returned check fee (each returned check)

 

The Board of Trustees reserves the right to increase fees without prior notice. The MA Board of Higher Education reserves the right to increase tuition without prior notice.

 

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