Northeastern University fees and dates for international programs

Tuition costs

Program or degreeProgram lengthTuition (US $)*
Bachelor’s Completion6 semesters
(24 months)
Graduate Global Pathways1 semester (4 months)15,200
2 semesters (8 months)26,075
College of Professional Studies
master's degree
18–24 monthsApproximately 35,000
D'Amore-McKim School of Business Graduate Certificate2 semesters (8 months)24,600
D'Amore-McKim School of Business MS degree12 months49,200
D'Amore-McKim School of Business MBA24 months90,200
School of Law LLM12 months52,800
Other master's degree18–21 months Approximately 43,000–53,000

*Tuition costs listed above are for the 2019-20 academic year and are likely to increase each year.

Paying your Northeastern University fees

If you are a student in the Bachelor’s Completion or Graduate Global Pathways program, you can pay your fees through Flywire, the convenient online payment system for international students. Flywire allows you to make a secure, instant overseas payment. You can also track your funds as they are delivered, and get immediate assistance if you have any questions. Overseas payments to Northeastern University Pathways can be made through the associated online account.

If you want to make a payment using a USD bank account or credit card, or if the country you want to make payment from is not listed on the Flywire page, please contact us.

Student housing cost in Boston

Book comfortable, secure housing in one of Boston’s best neighborhoods through International Pathways. International Guest House in Back Bay costs $7,600 per semester (16-week bookings), and includes 2 meals daily plus many other benefits. There are great discounts if you book early, and you can save on the Fall semester if you book now!

Fall 2019 discount (August/September start)
You save:If booked before:
$1,000June 7, 2019
$750June 28, 2019
$500July 12, 2019


Student housing cost in Seattle

If you are studying on Northeastern’s Seattle campus, the Vermont Inn makes an excellent “home base” while you get to know the city. Bookings are flexible, with monthly rates starting at $2,095, including all utilities. Meals are not included.

Program start dates

For many programs at Northeastern, you have the flexibility to choose from multiple start dates each year.

Starting semesterWinter and Spring 2019Summer 2019Fall 2019 
Bachelor's Completion / Graduate Global PathwaysJanuaryMayAugust
Direct admission to College of Professional StudiesJanuary and AprilJulySeptember
Direct admission to D'Amore-McKim School of BusinessJanuary (graduate certificates only)May (graduate certificates only)August
Direct admission to School of Law LLMno intakeno intakeAugust

View the academic calendars below for specific dates.

Application deadlines and pathway duration

What is the deadline to apply? How long does it take to complete a pathway at Northeastern University? Select your preferred starting semester from the summary sheets below to find out:


Global Pathways and Bachelor’s Completion programs

Merit scholarships are available for high-performing applicants to one of the above programs. These are awarded based on your academic achievements in your previous study, and are one-off partial tuition discounts at the point of admission.

Direct admission to D’Amore-McKim School of Business

The School of Business automatically considers high-performing students who apply to enter a degree directly:

  • MBA merit scholarship: students with a strong application and GMAT score above 650 will be considered for a scholarship of up to 70% of tuition fees.
  • MS degrees merit scholarship: students with a strong application and GMAT score above 600 will be considered for a scholarship of up to $15,000.

Direct admission to School of Law

LLM applicants are automatically considered for a generous scholarship.

Double Husky loyalty scholarship

Graduates of Northeastern degrees will automatically receive a 25% tuition discount on 100+ master’s degrees.

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