A Northwestern NEXT participant in his dorm room with his student mentor.

NEXT costs tuition, room & board


Tuition (includes the fees to audit a course) $8,160
Room & board (depends on hall placement) $9,600 to $10,100
Residence life (roommate) mentor fee $1,030
Campus life mentor fee $1,318
Technology fee $200
TOTAL out-of-pocket cost $20,308 to $20,808


NOTE: Some fees only apply when used or are specific to a semester. The following fees will be added to the total out-of-pocket cost for the respective semester:

  • Graduation fee (same semester of graduation)
  • Lab fees for art, kinesiology, nursing or science courses (the cost to audit a course is included in tuition, but the student is responsible for any fees associated with the course lecture or lab)