Basic Science Division MS Programs

The Basic Science Division hosts two MS programs, an MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development and an MS in Biomedical Research. Full-time students enrolled in these two programs follow the tuition and fee schedule shown in the table below.  

Accepted students in this program are required to submit a nonrefundable $1,000 enrollment deposits which is applied to their fall semester tuition.

Students in these programs finance their education through self-funding, employer or government sponsorship, an outside scholarship, and/or through a public or private loan. GSBS does not offer scholarship funding to students in these programs.

The Tufts University School of Medicine Financial Aid Office assists GSBS students with questions about financing their education. You can contact the office via email or by calling 617-636-6574.

2024-2025 Tuition and Fees for the MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development and the MS in Biomedical Research

Tuition and Fees*Cost Per SemesterAnnual Cost
Research Laboratory Fee$6,000$12,000
Health & Wellness Fee$494$988
Student Health Insurance$4,134$8,268
Student Activity FeeN/A$130

*Costs may be adjusted for inflation each year.

Fall semester bills are due the first week of August; Spring semester bills are due the first week of December. All students, regardless of the source of their funding, must pay all outstanding charges by the due date. Students who do not pay in a timely manner will be subject to late fees, prevented from registering, and ultimately will be withdrawn from school.