NEBHE’s Tuition Break for NE Residents Announces 2013-14 Approved Degree Programs

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) announced the degree programs approved under the New England Regional Student Program (RSP), Tuition Break, for the 2013-14 academic year, including nine new bachelor’s, one new associate, and 14 new graduate degree programs.

New Associate and Bachelor’s Degree Programs Approved for 2013-14:

  • Allied Health, University of Connecticut
  • Design (Graphic & Web) (BFA), Lyndon State College, Vt.
  • Energy Systems Engineering, Massachusetts Maritime Academy
  • Environmental, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst; University of Massachusetts Boston; Westfield State University, Mass.
  • Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut
  • Media Arts, Johnson State College, Vt.
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology, Rhode Island College
  • Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Polysomnographic Technology (Associate), Massasoit Community College, Mass.
  • Visual Communications, Lyndon State College, Vt.

New Graduate Degree Programs Approved for 2013-14:

  • Adult Learning (Master’s), University of Connecticut
  • Autism Studies (Master’s), University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Bioengineering (Doctoral), University of Vermont
  • Cognitive Science (Grad. Certificate), University of Connecticut
  • Criminal Justice (Doctoral), University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Direct-Entry Nursing (Master’s), University of New Hampshire
  • Engineering and Applied Science (Doctoral), University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • Food Systems (Master’s), University of Vermont
  • Global Governance and Human Security (Doctoral), University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Health Care Genetics (Professional Science Master’s), University of Connecticut
  • International Relations (Public Affairs) (MSPA), University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Museum Studies (History) (Master’s), University of New Hampshire
  • Peace and Conflict Studies (Master’s), University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Urban Multicultural Special Education (Master’s), Rhode Island College

For eligibility, view the state-specific brochures, undergraduate or graduate catalogs.

Printed brochures listing all bachelor’s degree programs approved for the residents of each state are mailed to all New England high schools and public libraries. The Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs, which include associate, bachelor’s and graduate degree programs by category, and institution, are available on our website only––on the “Find a Program” tab, as well as listed below.

State-Specific Brochures Featuring Bachelor’s Degree Programs (PDFs):

Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs (PDFs):

The RSP Tuition Break provides a discount on out-of-state tuition to residents of New England when they enroll in approved degree programs at out-of-state public colleges and universities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

During the 2011-12 academic year, more than 9,200 New England residents saved an estimated $53 million because of the RSP Tuition Break; each full-time student saved an average of $6,900.


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