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 1,672 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,513 including undergraduate students.

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth 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 1,672 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,513 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 82 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 12 programs are available online classes.
UMass Dartmouth Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$30,153
$16,965 for Massachusetts Residents
Student Population1,672
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs82 graduate programs
(12 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 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 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.
UMass Dartmouth 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Massachusetts Residents$16,965
Out-of-State$30,153
Tuition per Credit Hour
Massachusetts Residents$683
Out-of-State$1,232
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 at UMass Dartmouth
Distance Learning (Online Classes)12 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 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 $19,187 and the Massachusetts graduate tuition is $19,554 (public) / $29,244 (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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Massachusetts Graduate Schools$13,311$27,269
Public$13,311$19,554
Private$29,244
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 Costs
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

Graduate Programs at UMass Dartmouth

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth offers 80 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, 622 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 Degree416461
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11030
Doctor's degree - other2062
Post Bachelor's Degree231068
Post Master's Degree301
Total8016622
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 Business/Commerce program with 24 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 115 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 49 completers.
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth offers 80 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 622 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 461 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 62 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 68 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 80 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration9-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)68-
Art Teacher Education3-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] 36 completers-
Engineering0-
Civil Engineering4-
Computer Engineering9-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering14-
Mechanical Engineering9-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Portuguese Language and Literature2-
English Language And Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing6-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 13 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences5-
Mathematics and Computer Science1-
Marine Sciences7-
Physical Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry11-
Physics7-
Psychology [+] 32 completers-
Psychology4-
Clinical Psychology14-
Applied Behavior Analysis14-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 16 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis16-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 13 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Design and Visual Communications3-
Illustration0-
Photography0-
Fine/Studio Arts0-
Drawing0-
Intermedia/Multimedia1-
Painting2-
Sculpture2-
Printmaking1-
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics3-
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts1-
Metal and Jewelry Arts0-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 6 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Practice0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)6-
Business [+] 180 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management115$65,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)5-
Accounting31-
Business Statistics17-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)12-
Total461
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Mathematics Teacher Education1-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Engineering [+] 11 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering5-
Engineering Science6-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Portuguese Language and Literature3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Marine Sciences4-
Human Services [+] 5 completers-
0-
Education Policy Analysis5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)6-
Total30
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Nursing Practice13-
Total62
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Computer Science2-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance3-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing0-
Human Services [+] (4 completers) 24 completers-
0-
Public Administration0-
Public Policy Analysis24-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 6 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Design and Visual Communications0-
Fine/Studio Arts0-
Painting1-
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics4-
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts0-
Metal and Jewelry Arts1-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Business [+] 32 completers-
Business/Commerce24-
Business Administration and Management0-
Operations Management and Supervision1-
Organizational Leadership3-
Accounting0-
Finance0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce2-
Business Statistics1-
Marketing/Marketing Management1-
Total68
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Practice0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Total1

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 8,513 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

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