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Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition Costs

Cost per credit hour

Cost per credit for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program in Computer Science is $1,697 for graduate-level courses (numbered 100 and above) and $990 for undergraduate-level courses (numbered below 100).

Total Credit Hours

Certificate Track: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science

17-23 Credits

Master’s Track: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science to MS in Computer Science Program

7 Credits

Scholarship Opportunities

Students enrolled in the Master’s Track: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science to MS in Computer Science Program are eligible for the below scholarships. These scholarships can only be used towards the MS in Computer Science degree program.

Alumni who return to Tufts School of Engineering can earn their MS degree at a reduced tuition rate. Alumni are eligible for Double Jumbo Scholarships with benefits that include:

  • 20% discount on tuition

  • Waived graduate application fees

  • Only submitting 2 letters of recommendation

Tufts alumni returning to the School of Engineering should discuss their eligibility with an enrollment advisor.

Tufts School of Engineering offers undergraduate STEM majors and alums from select institutions (Lafayette College, Olin College, Smith College, Union College, and Wellesley College) an accelerated path to a master’s degree.

Program benefits

  • Lower tuition cost: You will receive a 20% tuition scholarship.

  • Streamlined application process:

    • No application fee

    • Only two letters of recommendation are required

    • GRE scores are not required

Students from Bridge Universities applying to the School of Engineering should discuss their eligibility with an enrollment advisor.

The current Yellow Ribbon Scholarship award at Tufts is $5,000 annually for students enrolled in the School of Engineering. You can find additional information about the Yellow Ribbon Scholarship on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website.

Learn more about all School of Engineering scholarship opportunities. We also recommend the FastWeb scholarship search site for external scholarships.

Additional Financial Aid Resources

We recognize that attending graduate school involves a significant financial investment. Students enrolled in the Tufts online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Computer Science program may benefit from a number of resources to fund their degree. These options include:

Employer Assistance or Reimbursement

Contact an enrollment advisor to learn more about the program and to help determine if the program meets the eligibility requirements for tuition assistance or reimbursement through your employer. Complete the form to be contacted by an enrollment advisor.

Loans

Students may be eligible for education loans, including:

  • Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans

  • Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loans

  • Private Loans

Military

View the tuition benefits and services available to U.S. military service members and veterans.

For more information about graduate student loans, scholarships, or how to apply for financial aid and services, visit the Tufts main Financial Aid site, email studentservices@tufts.edu, or call 617-627-3987.

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