New England Regional Student Program (NERSP)

Want to attend an out-of-state college without paying out-of-state tuition?

At Eastern Connecticut State University, you can do just that! Eastern is dedicated to educating all students, regardless of their residence. Through the New England Regional Student Program (NERSP) flexibility program, students from the New England states have access to the world-class academics at Eastern for a fraction of the out-of-state costs. Eastern offers you a unique learning experience, small class sizes, and a vibrant campus life. As of the 2019-2020 academic year, students from Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont will all be eligible for this tuition break.


In-State CostsOut-of-State CostsNERSP Costs
Tuition and Fees$11,846$24,806$14,138
Room and Board$13,948$13,948$13,948
Estimated Yearly Cost$25,794$38,754$28,086


Please contact Raena Beetham, Assistant Director of Admissions, at (860) 717-3161 or if you have any questions about the New England Regional Student Program.