University of Massachusetts-Boston Graduate School

University of Massachusetts-Boston (referred to as Massachusetts-Boston) is a Public, 4 years school located in Boston, MA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Massachusetts-Boston is $19,499 for Massachusetts residents and $37,484 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,365 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,586 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Massachusetts-Boston (referred to as Massachusetts-Boston) is a Public, 4 years school located in Boston, MA.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (5/1/1972 - Current).
Massachusetts-Boston Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Massachusetts-Boston (Massachusetts-Boston)
Address100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125-3393
Phone617-287-5000
Webhttps://www.umb.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.umb.edu/admissions
Financial Infohttps://www.umb.edu/admissions/financial_aid_scholarships
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Massachusetts-Boston is $19,499 for Massachusetts residents and $37,484 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,365 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,586 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 143 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$37,484
$19,499 for Massachusetts Residents
Student Population3,365
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs143 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Massachusetts-Boston is $19,499 for Massachusetts residents and $37,484 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $787 for Massachusetts residents and $1,536 for out-of-state students.
Massachusetts-Boston offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Massachusetts Residents$19,499
Out-of-State$37,484
Tuition per Credit Hour
Massachusetts Residents$787
Out-of-State$1,536
Massachusetts-Boston 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, 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)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Massachusetts-Boston is $19,499 for Massachusetts residents and $37,484 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.74% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$17,876$355$34,932$355
2019-2020$18,433$455$35,980$455
2020-2021$18,433$505$35,980$505
2021-2022$18,433$505$35,980$505
2022-2023$18,894$605$36,879$605
The graduate school tuition & fees of Massachusetts-Boston is very expensive compared to public graduate schools in Massachusetts. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Massachusetts graduate tuition is $19,750 (public) / $30,247 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Massachusetts-Boston$19,499$37,484
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Massachusetts Graduate Schools$24,582$28,108
Public$14,054$19,750
Private$30,247
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $19,962 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Massachusetts-Boston.
On-campus living costs are decreased by -6.16% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,899. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.86% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$16,290$5,390$12,750$2,974
2019-2020$16,902$2,972$14,100$2,972
2020-2021$17,437$1,920$14,100$2,970
2021-2022$18,134$1,920$14,100$2,970
2022-2023$16,896$1,922$14,833$3,066
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $787 for Massachusetts residents and $1,536 for other students at University of Massachusetts-Boston. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.47% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$745$1,455
2019-2020$768$1,499
2020-2021$768$1,499
2021-2022$768$1,499
2022-2023$787$1,536

Graduate Programs at Massachusetts-Boston

University of Massachusetts-Boston offers 87 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, 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, 1,111 students have completed their study at University of Massachusetts-Boston.
Offered Degrees at University of Massachusetts-Boston
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree420812
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship21084
Doctor's degree - other1020
Post Bachelor's Degree200175
Post Master's Degree3020
Total8701,111
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Massachusetts-Boston by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Family Practice Nurse/Nursing program with 35 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Management Science program with 130 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Nursing Practice program with 20 completers.
University of Massachusetts-Boston offers 87 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 1,111 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 812 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 20 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 175 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 20 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 2 completers-
Environmental Science2-
Architecture [+] 9 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning9-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 9 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization5-
Ethnic Studies4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 59 completers-
Information Technology7-
Information Science/Studies20-
Computer Science32-
Education [+] 241 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration2-
Educational/Instructional Technology21$75,800
Special Education and Teaching11$51,500
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness37-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services38$47,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)118-
Education (other)14-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 35 completers$50,200
Applied Linguistics30-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)5-
English Language and Literature [+] 26 completers-
English Language and Literature16-
Creative Writing10-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 36 completers-
Gerontology19$47,500
Dispute Resolution16-
Marine Sciences1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 12 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness12-
Physical Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Chemistry1-
Physics3-
Psychology [+] 21 completers-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)--
Clinical Psychology7-
School Psychology14-
Human Services [+] 46 completers-
Public Administration21$53,400
Public Policy Analysis3-
International Policy Analysis22-
Social Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Archeology7-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics8-
Sociology2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 126 completers-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor44-
International Public Health/International Health3-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)9-
Nursing Science70-
Business [+] 146 completers-
Accounting16$64,600
Finance--
Management Science130-
History [+] 16 completers-
History16-
Total812
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 2 completers-
Environmental Science2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Computer Science4-
Education [+] 10 completers-
Education3-
Urban Education and Leadership5-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Gerontology2-
Marine Sciences2-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 3 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness3-
Physical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Chemistry5-
Physics1-
Psychology [+] 17 completers-
Developmental and Child Psychology1-
Clinical Psychology7-
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (other)9-
Human Services [+] 12 completers-
Public Policy Analysis2-
International Policy Analysis10-
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Sociology2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
International Public Health/International Health5-
Nursing Science3-
Business [+] 7 completers-
Business Administration and Management7-
Management Science--
Total84
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Nursing Practice20-
Total20
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 73 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology15-
Special Education and Teaching30-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness27-
Education (other)1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 12 completers-
Gerontology6-
Dispute Resolution6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
International Public Health/International Health1-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)--
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total175
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 4 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration4$89,600
Psychology [+] 14 completers-
School Psychology14-
Total20

Graduate Student Population at Massachusetts-Boston

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 3,365 students enrolled into University of Massachusetts-Boston graduate schools where it has total 15,586 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,498 full-time and 1,867 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,190 male and 2,175 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
Total3,3651,1902,175
Full-time1,498613885
Part-tme1,8675771,290
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,591 White (47.28%), 306 Black/African American (9.09%), 277 Hispanic (8.23%), 204 Asian (6.06%), and 987 students with other races. 791 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,3651,1902,175
American Indian/Native American413
Asian20464140
Black/African American30691215
Hispanic27778199
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander303
White1,5914911,100
Two More772552
Un-Known1123577
Non-resident Alien791405386
University of Massachusetts-Boston offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,030 graduate students (30.61% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 458 graduate students (13.61% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,365
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,030
Enrolled Some Online Courses458
Not in Online Courses1,877

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