University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Graduate Schools

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (referred to as UMass Dartmouth) is a Public, 4 years school located in North Dartmouth, MA. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is $16,965 for Massachusetts residents and $30,153 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,842 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,869 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (referred to as UMass Dartmouth) is a Public, 4 years school located in North Dartmouth, MA. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1964 - Current).
UMass Dartmouth Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (UMass Dartmouth)
Address285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
Phone508-999-8000
Webhttps://www.umassd.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.umassd.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.umassd.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is $16,965 for Massachusetts residents and $30,153 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,842 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,869 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 148 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 6 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$30,153
$16,965 for Massachusetts Residents
Student Population1,842
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs148 graduate programs
(6 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is $16,965 for Massachusetts residents and $30,153 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $683 for Massachusetts residents and $1,232 for out-of-state students.
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 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)6 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • 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 University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is $16,965 for Massachusetts residents and $30,153 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same 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
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$15,449$405$27,880$405
2018-2019$15,912$425$28,716$425
2019-2020$16,390$525$29,578$525
2020-2021$16,390$575$29,578$575
2021-2022$16,390$575$29,578$575
The graduate school tuition & fees of UMass Dartmouth is expensive compared to public graduate schools in Massachusetts. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Massachusetts graduate tuition is $19,554 (public) / $29,575 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth$16,965$30,153
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Massachusetts Graduate Schools$24,532$27,535
Public$13,768$19,554
Private$29,575
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $18,047 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.73% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,072. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,936$1,572$10,000$2,072
2018-2019$13,582$1,572$10,000$2,072
2019-2020$14,647$1,572$10,000$2,072
2020-2021$15,677$1,572$10,000$2,072
2021-2022$15,975$1,572$10,000$2,072
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $683 for Massachusetts residents and $1,232 for other students at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$644$1,162
2018-2019$663$1,197
2019-2020$683$1,232
2020-2021$683$1,232
2021-2022$683$1,232
The law school tuition at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is $29,236 for Massachusetts residents and $38,144 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Law$28,661$575$37,569$575

Graduate Programs at UMass Dartmouth

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth offers 88 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, 626 students have completed their study at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.
Offered Degrees at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree443424
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship14032
Doctor's degree - other2097
Post Bachelor's Degree25373
Post Master's Degree300
Total886626
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Public Policy Analysis program with 36 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 124 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 86 completers.
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth offers 88 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 626 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 424 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 97 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 73 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 [+] 41 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences41-
Education [+] 49 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educational Methods3-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)42-
Art Teacher Education3-
Mathematics Teacher Education1-
Engineering [+] 18 completers-
Civil Engineering3-
Computer Engineering7-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering5-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
Portuguese Language and Literature1-
English Language and Literature [+] 7 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing7-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 26 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences11-
Mathematics and Computer Science14-
Marine Sciences1-
Physical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Chemistry3-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 27 completers-
Psychology2-
Clinical Psychology14-
Applied Behavior Analysis11-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 16 completers-
Public Policy Analysis16-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 12 completers-
Design and Visual Communications1-
Illustration0-
Photography0-
Fine/Studio Arts0-
Drawing0-
Intermedia/Multimedia0-
Painting1-
Sculpture0-
Printmaking1-
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics5-
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts2-
Metal and Jewelry Arts2-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 14 completers-
11-
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing3-
Nursing Practice0-
Business [+] 202 completers-
Business Administration and Management124$65,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)16-
Accounting18-
Finance3-
Business Statistics27-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)14-
Total424
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educational Methods0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] 8 completers-
Applied Engineering4-
Computer Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Engineering Science0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Portuguese Language and Literature2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 6 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences4-
Marine Sciences2-
Physical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Chemistry5-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
Education Policy Analysis4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)5-
Total32
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 86 completers$44,500
Law86$44,500
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Nursing Practice11-
Total97
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Computer Science5-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1-
Education [+] 1 completers-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Engineering [+] 1 completers-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Industrial Engineering1-
English Language and Literature [+] 2 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing2-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 36 completers-
Public Administration0-
Public Policy Analysis36-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 6 completers-
Design and Visual Communications0-
Fine/Studio Arts0-
Painting0-
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics6-
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts0-
Metal and Jewelry Arts0-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Business [+] 21 completers-
Business/Commerce3-
Business Administration and Management0-
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Organizational Leadership5-
Accounting7-
Finance1-
International Business/Trade/Commerce2-
Business Statistics3-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Total73
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Nursing Practice0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at UMass Dartmouth

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,842 students enrolled into University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth graduate schools where it has total 7,869 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 738 full-time and 1,104 part-time graduate students. By gender, 844 male and 998 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
Total1,842844998
Full-time738365373
Part-tme1,104479625
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,169 White (63.46%), 107 Black/African American (5.81%), 124 Hispanic (6.73%), 91 Asian (4.94%), and 351 students with other races. 230 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,842844998
American Indian/Native American624
Asian914744
Black/African American1073869
Hispanic1245767
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,169501668
Two More573126
Un-Known583424
Non-resident Alien23013496
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,468 graduate students (79.70% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 181 graduate students (9.83% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,842
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,468
Enrolled Some Online Courses181
Not in Online Courses193
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. 414 students are aged 20 to 24 (22.48% of total students), 134 students are aged above 50 (7.27%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,842844998
Age 20-211275
Age 22-24402191211
Age 25-29582282300
Age 30-34279129150
Age 35-39215101114
Age 40-4921887131
Age 50-641224280
Over 641257

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