Merrimack College Graduate Schools

Merrimack College (referred to as Merrimack) is a Private, 4 years school located in North Andover, MA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Merrimack College is $32,444 in average. The school has 1,332 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,452 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Merrimack College (referred to as Merrimack) is a Private, 4 years school located in North Andover, MA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1953 - Current).
Merrimack Directory Information
School NameMerrimack College (Merrimack)
Address315 Turnpike St, North Andover, MA 1845
Phone978-837-5000
Webhttps://www.merrimack.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.merrimack.edu/admission
Financial Infohttps://www.merrimack.edu/aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Merrimack College is $32,444 in average. The school has 1,332 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,452 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 117 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate. Among them, 5 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$32,444
Student Population1,332
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs117 graduate programs
(5 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Merrimack College is $32,444 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $984.
Merrimack College offers the alternative tuition plans.
Merrimack College offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)5 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Merrimack College is $32,444. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.67% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$27,680$760
2018-2019$28,320$780
2019-2020$29,280$880
2020-2021$30,464$832
2021-2022$31,488$956
The graduate school tuition & fees of Merrimack is average compared to private graduate schools in Massachusetts. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Massachusetts graduate tuition is $19,554 (public) / $29,617 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Merrimack College$32,444
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Massachusetts Graduate Schools$24,568$27,569
Public$13,975$19,554
Private$29,617
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,858 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Merrimack College. On-campus living costs are decreased by -5.59% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,858. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -5.59% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$15,225$1,450$15,225$1,450
2018-2019$15,845$1,450$15,845$1,450
2019-2020$16,320$1,450$16,320$1,450
2020-2021$16,407$1,450$16,407$1,450
2021-2022$15,408$1,450$15,408$1,450
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $984 at Merrimack College. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.36% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$865
2018-2019$885
2019-2020$915
2020-2021$952
2021-2022$984

Graduate Programs at Merrimack

Merrimack College offers 43 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 668 students have completed their study at Merrimack College.
Offered Degrees at Merrimack College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree403663
Post Bachelor's Degree215
Post Master's Degree110
Total435668
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Merrimack College by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Information Science/Studies program with 4 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other) program with 81 completers.
Merrimack College offers 43 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 668 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 663 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 39 completers-
Information Science/Studies39-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)0-
Education [+] 281 completers$42,900
Education0$42,900
Curriculum and Instruction50-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration45-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs69-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services10-
Elementary Education and Teaching45-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching21-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education7-
Mathematics Teacher Education6-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education1-
Social Studies Teacher Education0-
Biology Teacher Education1-
Chemistry Teacher Education0-
History Teacher Education6-
Physics Teacher Education2-
Earth Science Teacher Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)1-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor15-
Education (other)0-
Engineering [+] 17 completers-
Engineering0-
Civil Engineering9-
Mechanical Engineering8-
Engineering Technology [+] 4 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management4-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 3 completers-
Lay Ministry1-
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)2-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 22 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration22-
Human Services [+] 36 completers-
Community Organization and Advocacy24-
Public Administration12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 150 completers-
Health and Wellness22-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator2-
Athletic Training/Trainer25-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor17-
Public Health Education and Promotion3-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)81-
Business [+] 111 completers-
Business Administration and Management55-
Accounting46-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)10-
Total663
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Information Science/Studies4-
Education [+] 1 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Total5
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Education (other)0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Merrimack

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,332 students enrolled into Merrimack College graduate schools where it has total 5,452 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 724 full-time and 608 part-time graduate students. By gender, 364 male and 968 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,332364968
Full-time724245479
Part-tme608119489
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,041 White (78.15%), 63 Black/African American (4.73%), 104 Hispanic (7.81%), 35 Asian (2.63%), and 89 students with other races. 25 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,332364968
American Indian/Native American220
Asian35827
Black/African American633330
Hispanic1042183
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White1,041260781
Two More371423
Un-Known241212
Non-resident Alien251411
Merrimack College offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 813 graduate students (61.04% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 209 graduate students (15.69% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,332
Enrolled Online Exclusively813
Enrolled Some Online Courses209
Not in Online Courses310
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Merrimack College. 578 students are aged 20 to 24 (43.39% of total students), 72 students are aged above 50 (5.41%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Merrimack College.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,332364968
Age 20-2129623
Age 22-24549156393
Age 25-2933294238
Age 30-341354392
Age 35-39811962
Age 40-4913228104
Age 50-64641549
Over 64835
Age Un-Known202

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