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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 2018-2019 Academic Year
Per Semester, Unless Otherwise Noted


College & Department Fees

DescriptionPer semester costAnnual cost
Art Fee$250.00$500.00
Francis College of Engineering Fee$475.00$950.00
Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences Fee$350.00$700.00
Manning School of Business Fee$350.00$700.00
Music Fee$335.00$670.00
Kennedy College of Sciences Fee$372.50$745.00

Health Insurance Fee

Students are required by Massachusetts State Law to have health insurance.

DescriptionCharge
Full Year (August 1 – July 31)$1,614
Fall Plan (August 1 – December 31)$693
Spring Plan (January 1 – July 31)$957
Summer Plan (May 16 – July 31)$430
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 NameCharge
Sophomore Nursing StudentsIntro to Nursing Practice$38
Junior Nursing StudentsHealth Promotion Family I$76
 Health Promotion Family II$76
 Nursing Assessment and Skills$155
 Pharmacology$38
Senior Nursing StudentsNursing Acute Care$48
 Role Transition$110
 Advanced Health Assessment Fee$450

M. Ed. Curriculum & Instruction Pre-Practicum

DescriptionCharge
Masters of EducationCurriculum 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.