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Additional Fees

Important Health Insurance Information

All Students

State law requires that every UMass Lowell student complete a Health Insurance Coverage Selection Form upon entering the University and each academic year thereafter. Students covered under another health insurance policy (under a parent / guardian, spouse or self) may waive the Health Fee by logging into the Student Information System (SiS).

International Students

UMass Lowell requires that all International Students be enrolled in the University Student Health Insurance Plan. For more information regarding International Student Health Insurance Requirements or Rules for Maintaining Status, visit the International Student & Scholars office.

Additional Fees for Full-Time and Part-Time Undergraduate Students

The fees listed below may be applied to your account total depending on your individual status or courses enrolled in. For a more detailed description of these fees, please refer to the charge descriptions.

Estimated Fees* ($U.S.) for the 2017-2018 Academic Year
Per Semester, Unless Otherwise Noted
Fee Description Charge
College & Department Fees Art Department $250.00
College of Engineering $437.50
College of Health Sciences $335.00
Manning School of Business $335.00
Music Department $335.00
College of Sciences $335.00

Health Insurance Fee Students are required by Massachusetts State Law to have health insurance.
Full Year August 1 – July 31 $1,568
Fall Plan August 1 – December 31 $674
Spring Plan January 1 – July 31 $929
Summer Plan May 16 – July 31 $418
International Student Fee Billed to International students $500
Study Abroad Fee Billed to students who enroll on partner-led programs earning credits abroad approved for transfer. $300

Nursing Exit and Specialty Exam Fees

Course Name Charge
Sophomore Nursing Students Intro to Nursing Practice $35
Junior Nursing Students Health Promotion Family I $70
Health Promotion Family II $70
Nursing Assessment and Skills $155
Pharmacology $35
Senior Nursing Students Nursing Acute Care $48
Role Transition $110
Advanced Health Assessment Fee $450
M. Ed. Curriculum & Instruction Pre-Practicum
Masters of Education Curriculum and Instruction Pre-Practicum Fee $150

*These prices are subject to change by vote of the UMass Board of Trustees.

For the latest course information please visit the UMass Lowell online Academic Catalog.