Continuing Education

Metropolitan College offers Boston University the chance to audit classes for academic enrichment. Audited classes are neither graded nor offered for college credit.

What kind of classes can I take?

When can I take classes?

During fall and spring semesters only.

How much does it cost?

  • $40 per credit
  • $115 per credit for Computer Science courses
  • $60 student services fee for all students

What else do I need to know?

The alumni audit does not apply to:

  • Graduate courses (number 600 and above)
  • Non-Computer Science courses with labs
  • Degree completion programs
  • Online courses
  • During summer
  • More than one class per semester
  • Classes after their third week

How do I sign up?

  • Call Metropolitan College at 617-353-3000 to request audit approval from the Assistant Dean of Student Services. Requests will be reviewed on the basis of space availability and appropriateness of course.
  • If permission is granted, a Metropolitan College representative will email you to inform you that you have been approved.
  • Alumni students must submit an Add/Drop Form signed by the instructor, a completed Registration Form, and either a personal check or money order (made out to Boston University), or a credit card authorization form for the cost of the course. All necessary forms are available in the Metropolitan College Office of the Dean.
  • Please submit all materials to Metropolitan College, 755 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 103, Boston, MA 02215. Important: Alumni audit paperwork and payment must not be returned to the Office of the University Registrar.