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Graduate & Special Programs

College Hall 103
10 Elm Street
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: 413-585-3050

Patricia DiBartolo
Associate Dean of the Faculty/Dean for Academic Development

Ruth Morgan
Program Assistant

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


Smith College School for Social Work

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

Graduate Tuition & Fees 2016-17

Application fee $60
Full tuition, for the year (16 credits or more per semester) $47,620
Part-time tuition (fee per credit) $1,490
Summer M.A.T. Program tuition for degree candidates $2,500
Health insurance*  
Coverage beginning August 15 $2,192
Coverage beginning June 15 $2,509

*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 in American Studies program typically live with undergraduates in Smith houses. We have a limited number of rooms available in our graduate house for other graduate programs; food is not included.

  Semester Year
Room & Board* $8,005 $16,010
Room only $4,000 $8,000

*Diploma in American Studies students only