Graduate Programs Overview

University of Massachusetts-Boston is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Boston, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $18,938 for Massachusetts residents and $36,485 for other students in average.

It offers ninety-seven graduate programs: 44 Master's, 25 Doctorate, 24 Post-Bachelor's, 4 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 853 students have been conferred Master's degree and 91 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Massachusetts-Boston
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA
Graduate School Students3,388 students
3,374 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$18,938
Out-of-State$36,485
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 97 Graduate Programs
44 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 28 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of Massachusetts-Boston with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Massachusetts residents, the tuition & fees are $18,938 and $36,485 for non-Massachusetts residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $768 for Massachusetts residents and $1,499 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$18,433$35,980
Fees$505$505
Cost per Credit$768$1,499
Books & Supplies$800
Room & Board$18,134 (On-Campus) / $14,100 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,920 (On-Campus) / $2,970 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$39,792$57,339
Off-Campus Total$36,808$54,355
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$17,730$18,231$18,888$18,938$18,938
Out-of-State$34,270$35,287$36,435$36,485$36,485

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Massachusetts-Boston offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 285 major areas - 43 Master's , 20 Doctorate , 23 Post-Bachelor', 3 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total8539117117
Men27924392
Women5746713215
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Science Technologies/Technicians
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Psychology
Natural Resources And Conservation
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Library Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Psychology
Natural Resources And Conservation
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Computer And Information Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 16,259 students enrolled in University of Massachusetts-Boston including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,388 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,121 male and 2,267 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,304 full-time and 2,084 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3,374 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 12 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total3,388
Men Students1,121
Women Students2,267
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total3,388
Full-time Students1,304
Part-time Students2,084
By race/ethnicity 1,923 White, 318 Black, and 230 Asian students are attending at University of Massachusetts-Boston. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total3,388
American Indian /
Native American
7
Asian230
Black318
Hispanic258
White1,923
Two or more races91
Un-Known156
10 students are younger than 22 and 868 students are older than 65. The school has 1,414 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,095 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total3,388
21 & Under10
22-24428
25-29986
30-34676
35-39419
40 & Over868
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Massachusetts-Boston, 3,374 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 12 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,388
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,374
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses12
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,374
Massachusetts Resident2,721
Other State In U.S.590
Outside of U.S.63


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