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Tuition and Fees

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Northern Vermont University will join with Castleton University and Vermont Technical College to become Vermont State University on July 1, 2023.

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2022-2023 NVU Tuition, Room, Board, Fees, and Other Related Costs

An education at Northern Vermont University is an investment in your future. Our affordable, high-quality academic programs prepare you to for successful careers, a lifetime of learning, and community leadership.

Our tuition and fees for the 2022-23 academic year applies to undergraduate students enrolled in our campus-based academic degree programs. For information about tuition and fees for NVU Online, visit this page.

Scholarships and Regional Discounts

Learn more about how Northern Vermont University merit scholarships and regional discounts can help you achieve your educational goals.


Estimated Costs for 2022-23 Academic Year

Full-time Undergraduate Tuition (12-18 credits)
Fall 2022 Spring 2023 Total for 2022-23
Vermont Resident ($483 per credit) $5,796 $5,796 $11,592
Non-Vermont Resident ($1,070 per credit) $12,840 $12,840 $25,680
Room and Board
Room (double room) $3,765 $3,765 $7,530
Gold/Unlimited Meal Plan $2,437 $2,437 $4,874
Other Fees
Student Activities Fee $158 $158 $316
Facilities Fee $465 $465 $930
Matriculation Fee (First-year and transfer students only) $385 $195 $580
Average Course Fees (varies by course/major)*** $100 $100 $200


* Cost based on double room and unlimited meal plan ($7,530 room and $4,874 board)

**The matriculation fee is a one-time fee that is charged during a student’s first semester at NVU.

*** $1,840 estimated health insurance fee, mandatory for full-time undergraduate students without coverage.

**** Vermont Woodworking School students are charged $700 per credit fee for materials and supplies for VWS classes.

Other Costs

  • Students will spend an average of $500 per semester on books and supplies
  • Students will also spend an average of $100 on course fees per semester—varies by course/major.

Tuition Discounts and Scholarships

Estimated Costs for 2022-23 Academic Year

Vermont Residents Non-Residents
Per-credit rate $629 per credit $916 per credit

Graduate students in the M.A. in Leadership Studies online program pay $605 per credit, no matter where they live.

Graduate students in the Education with a Concentration in Digital Instruction pay $605 per credit, no matter where they live.

Graduate students in the M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Weekend Format) program pay the in-state rate of $629 per credit, no matter what site they attend. Additionally there will be 2 one-time fees. $629 orientation fee. $275 library and technology fee.


Student Administrative Services can assist you with questions about aid, billing, and registration. Our offices are open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.