New England Regional Tuition Majors

If you are a resident of a New England state other than Rhode Island, discounted tuition is available through Tuition Break, an initiative of the New England Board of Higher Education. Learn more at or see the chart below.

* Please note: In some majors, Regional Tuition does not apply until year three or junior year. Scholarships and financial aid awards will be adjusted when students change their major from a non-regional tuition major to a regional tuition major.

New England Regional Programs: Estimated Costs for 2024-25

Tuition and Fees: $ 27,768
Housing and Food: $ 14,638
Total: $ 42,406
  • The above tuition and fee amounts include an estimated 3% increase. Final tuition and fee rates will be available by March 1, 2024, with financial aid packages to follow for those who completed the FAFSA.
  • Please note that housing and food expenses are estimated based on a double room and standard meal plan. Indirect expenses, transportation, and miscellaneous personal expenses are not included in the figures above. 
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  • All costs are estimated and do not include health insurance that may be waived

Regional Tuition Majors 
Africana Studies   ME   NH VT
Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology CT ME MA NH  
Biomedical Engineering   ME   NH  
Chinese   ME   NH  
Chemical Engineering         VT
Classical Studies   ME      
Criminology and Criminal Justice       NH  
Data Science CT ME      
Film/Media CT        
Geology and Geological Oceanography CT   MA    
Global Language and Area Studies CT ME MA NH  
Industrial and Systems Engineering CT ME   NH VT
International Studies and Diplomacy   ME   NH VT
Italian   ME      
Landscape Architecture   ME   NH VT
Marine Affairs CT ME MA NH VT
Music Therapy CT ME MA NH VT
Ocean Engineering CT ME MA   VT
Pharmaceutical Sciences   ME MA NH VT
Plant Sciences       NH  
Supply Chain Management * CT ME MA NH VT
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems CT        
Textile Marketing CT ME MA NH VT
Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design CT ME   NH VT
Wildlife and Conservation Biology CT   MA    
Writing and Rhetoric CT ME      
 Please Note: Tuition and fees are estimated and subject to change.