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Estimated Cost of Education

We have created a sample student budget to help you understand the estimated cost of your education at Cummings School.

Cost of Education - Standard Student Expense Budget (Estimated)

2021-22 V25 V24 V23 V22
9 Months 9 Months 10.5 Months 10.5 Months
TUITION $63,122.00 $63,122.00 $63,122.00 $63,122.00
HEALTH INSURANCE (September '21 - August '22)* $5,604.00 $5,604.00 $5,604.00 $5,604.00
HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION FEE $250.00 $250.00 $250.00 $250.00
STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE $50.00 $50.00 $50.00 $50.00
TECHNOLOGY FEE $150.00 $150.00 $150.00 $          -
BOOKS, SUPPLIES $800.00 $800.00 $800.00 $200.00
RENT, FOOD, UTILITIES, HOUSEHOLD SUPPLIES $14,138.00 $14,138.00 $16,494.00 $16,494.00
MISCELLANEOUS $3,980.00 $3,980.00 $4,640.00 $4,640.00
TOTAL BUDGET $88,094.00 $88,094.00 $91,110.00 $90,360.00
Adjusted Budgets
JOINT DEGREE PROGRAMS
ADDITIONAL MPH TUITION for DVM/MPH PROGRAM $8,122.00 $8,122.00 $8,122.00 $8,122.00
TOTAL DVM/MPH BUDGET $96,216.00 $96,216.00 $99,232.00 $98,482.00
ADDITIONAL MLAM TUITION for DVM/MLAM PROGRAM N/A $6,900.00 $6,900.00 $6,900.00
TOTAL DVM/MLAM BUDGET N/A $94,994.00 $98,010.00 $97,260.00
MCBS TUITION: $9,338
COMMUTERS V25 V24 V23 V22
9 Months 9 Months 10.5 Months 10.5 Months
Schools are required to assign a reduced rent figure to students who live with their parents. The Total Budget category is adjusted by using the

following rent, food, utilities and household supplies figures:

 

$3,000.00

 

$3,000.00

 

$3,490.00

 

$3,490.00

MA Residents: The estimated MA tuition subsidy credit of $6,800 results in a net tuition rate of $56,322 for state residents. The subsidy is subject to adequate appropriation from the Commonwealth of MA. Students will be notified of any changes.
* The health insurance amount above is based on the single person plan. Two-person plan: $11,208 Family plan: from $16,812 - $22,416

* Incoming students whose program begins in August will incur an additional charge of $457 for health insurance based on 20-21 rates for individual coverage and will be higher if enrolled in two-person or family plan.

*  Incoming students enrolled in the DVM/MPH program will incur an additional charge or $914 for health insurance based on 20-21 rates for individual coverage for the months of July and August and will be higher if enrolled in two-person or family plan.

* Students must enroll in the health plan or waive insurance if eligible for a waiver. Visit https://medicine.tufts.edu/administration/SAHA for health insurance requirements and waiver information.

The additional health plan costs may be included in the cost of education (notify aid office if an increase in budget/loans is needed).

We have created a sample student budget to help you understand the estimated cost of your education at Cummings School.

Cost of Education/Standard Student Expense Budget

MAPP, MCM, MS-IDGH & PhD Programs

2021-22

MS-Graduate Programs

12 Months**

PhD

12 Months

Tuition $                     46,130.00 $                   28,640.00
Health Insurance* $                      5,604.00 $                      5,604.00
Health Services Administration Fee $                          250.00 $                         250.00
Total Direct Costs $                    51,984.00 $                   34,494.00
Books, Supplies $                                 - $                         200.00
Rent, Food, Utilities, Household Supplies, Etc. $                     18,850.00 $                    18,850.00
Miscellaneous (Personal & Transportation) $                      5,304.00 $                      5,304.00
Total Indirect Expenses $                     24,154.00 $                   24,354.00
TOTAL BUDGET $                     76,138.00 $                   58,848.00
**11 month budget for IDGH program:

$17,276 (Rent, food, etc)

$4,862 (Miscellaneous)

$1,500 (Lab Fee)

IDGH Total Budget: $75,622

PhD tuition reduced to $5,000 after passing exam.
Adjusted Budgets
COMMUTERS

Graduate MS Programs

12 Months

PhD

12 Months

Schools are required to assign a reduced rent figure to students who

live with their parents (Commuter Budget). The reduced rent figures are:

$                      3,996.00 $                      3,996.00
TOTAL COMMUTER BUDGET $                     61,284.00 $                   43,994.00
Cummings School reserves the right to update or correct information. $3,661 Rent allowance for MS-IDGH program.
* The health insurance amount above is based on the single-person plan. Two-person plan: $11,208 Family plan: from $16,812 -

$22,416

* Incoming students whose program begins in August will incur an additional charge of $457 for health insurance based on 20-21 rates for individual coverage and will be higher if enrolled in two-person or family plan.

The additional health plan costs may be included in the cost of education (notify aid office if an increase in budget/loans is needed).