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Graduate & Special Programs

Seelye Hall 209
2 Seelye Drive
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: 413-585-3050

Associate Dean of the Faculty/
Dean for Academic Development: 
Hélène Visentin

Program Coordinator: Ruth Morgan

Peter Farley, Smith College graduate student, sits on a wall and smiles for camera


Smith College School for Social Work

The School for Social Work handles its admission process independently. For students interested in pursuing either a master's or doctorate in social work, and for more information, please visit the School for Social Work website.

Graduate Tuition & Fees 2023-24

M.A.T. Program Tuition
Full academic-year program fee (after Smith award)
(12 or more credits per semester)
Part-time academic-year program fee (after Smith award)
(8 to 11 credit per semester)
Summer session tuition
(4 to 8 credits)
M.F.A. Programs Tuition
Full academic-year tuition (awards may vary)
(16 or more credits per semester)
M.S./Biological Sciences Tuition
Full academic-year tuition (awards may vary)
(8 to 11 credits per semester)
M.S./Exercise & Sport Studies Tuition
Full academic-year tuition (awards may vary)
(12 to 15 credits per semester)
Post-Bac/Mathematics Tuition
Full academic-year tuition (awards may vary)
(16 credits per semester)

Fees For All Programs

Application fee $60
Tuition fee per credit (for fewer than 8 credits/semester) $1,910
Health insurance (estimates) *  
Coverage beginning August 15  $3,200
Coverage beginning June 15 (M.A.T. students only) $3,600

*This fee may be waived if you are a U.S. citizen with comparable health insurance that will cover you while in Massachusetts.


A one-time general deposit of $100 is required from each student upon admittance. The deposit will be refunded the October following graduation, or approximately six months following the student's last date of attendance, after deducting any unpaid charges or fees.

The deposit is not refunded for new students in the case of withdrawal before entrance, or if you are separated from the college for work or conduct deemed unsatisfactory.


Current students who plan to withdraw must notify the graduate director in writing before July 1 (for first semester) or December 1 (for second semester).

Graduate Housing

Students in the Diploma program are provided rooms in Smith houses and generally participate in the meal plan. We also have a limited number of rooms available in our graduate house for students in other graduate programs; food is not included.

  Semester Year
Room & Board* $10,655 $21,310
Room only $5,350 $10,700

*Diploma students only