2018-2019 Costs for Master of Science in Biological Sciences and Marine Sciences

FULL TIME TUITION $34,350
GENERAL SERVICE FEE $680
TOTAL DIRECT COSTS $35,030

Books and Supplies

The costs will vary depending on the courses you are taking. The Financial Aid Office uses $500 as a standard allowance for student budget purposes. Your actual expenses may vary.

Indirect Costs

Indirect costs are included in your financial aid budget. These are not direct charges from the university, but allowances that are given to cover expenses that you may incur while attending school. Indirect costs can only be considered for the months you are enrolled.

(aug 29, 2018–May 10, 2019)

  • $10,000 Room and Board 
  • $3,200 Transportation/Travel costs 
  • $2,000 Personal/Miscellaneous costs

The living expense allowances are based on the following amounts per month, for the months enrolled:

  • Room and Board $1,350/month (rent, food, utilities)
  • Transportation $400/month
  • Personal/Misc. $250/month

Health Insurance

Students are required to enroll in UNE's Student Medical Insurance Plan unless proof of comparable insurance is demonstrated and waiver is completed online (2018-2019 Academic Year waiver/enrollment session is from July 1 through August 17, 2018). 

The cost for UNE's 2018-2019 annual health insurance policy for graduate/professional students (except first year College of Osteopathic Medicine students) is $3,899. Due to a longer academic year, health Insurance rates for first year COM students is $4,224. Students whose programs begin in Summer 2018 should waive/enroll for summer semester and then re-enroll/waive for the following academic year, starting in the fall. Dependents can be added for additional surcharge (please contact dbisson@une.edu for more information and breakdowns by semester, if applicable).