Learn more about the additional fees to consider.

Additional Fees to Consider

We estimate additional expenses for books, travel and personal expenses that are inherent with attending Dean College. These expenses are not charged to your student account.

  • Books: $1,000 per year
  • Transportation: $1,000 per year
  • Personal Expenses: $500 per year

Student Health Insurance

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts requires that all full-time students have health insurance. All students are required to be enrolled under Dean College's policy if they are not covered under certain policies. The cost of Health Insurance for the 2021-2022 year is $2,205. The insurance covers a student for a full calendar year from August 1 to July 31. The Health Insurance can be waived online if the student is covered by a qualified plan. New annual rates come out around June 1.

Academic Support and Learning Services

Dean College provides an educational opportunity to a wide variety of students with varying academic needs. In order to meet the needs of our students, the college has established several different programs designed to ensure academic success and help students achieve their academic potential.

These programs are fee-based and these fees will be added to your bill if you choose to enroll in one of these programs or if participation in a program is assigned by the Office of Admission as a condition of admission to the college.

Arch Learning Community

Specialized programs of support for students with learning or physical disabilities including 3 hours/week of Academic Coaching. 

  • Cost: $3,600/semester

Academic Coaching

Provides one-on-one tutoring from professional learning/reading, writing, and/or math specialists. The program is designed to build fundamental learning, writing and math skills necessary for college success. Academic Coaching teaches students to independently apply skills to their current coursework. Charges for the Academic Coaching Program are based on the level of service provided. Students may enroll for the semester for as little as one hour per week or for as much as five hours of assistance per week with a learning, writing or math specialist.

  • Cost: $850/semester for an hour per week of Academic Coaching