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Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition & Fees

Merrimack works hard to design quality graduate programs that are tuition-competitive. Merit scholarships are available; graduate students enrolled a minimum of 4 credits per semester may qualify for financial aid.

Tuition for All Master’s Degrees

Except for those noted below

2018 - 2019 tuition (per credit hour)

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

All costs are per credit hour

School Counseling$885
Teacher Education; Higher Education; Community
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS)$610

Online Master’s Degree Programs

All costs are per credit hour

Master of Education$500
Master of Science in Business Analytics$885
Master of Science in Data Science$885
Please note: There is a $50 fee per online course.

Withdrawal Refund Policy for Fall and Spring Courses*

Prior to end of first weekFull refund
Prior to end of the second week50% refund
Prior to end of the third week25% refund
After the third weekNo refund

Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice

All costs are per credit hour


Master of Science in Athletic Training


Comprehensive Fees**

Per semester

fall and spring 2018 - 2019
1 to 8 credit hours$175
9 or more credit hours$340
Pre-Master’s Program$1185

Parking Fee

Per semester

Fall and spring 2018 - 2019
Graduate (per semester)$50

Withdrawal Refund Policy for Summer 2018 Courses*

Summer 1 and 3, May 29thFull refund
Summer 2, July 16thFull refund
Summer 1 and 3, May 30th50% refund
Summer 2, July 17th50% refund
Summer 1 and 3, June 6thNo refund
Summer 2, after July 24thNo refund


Learn more about Merrimack’s graduate scholarship program.


The notice of withdrawal must be in writing; refunds will be granted according to the date of receipt of the notice by the divisional office, not by the date on the letter of withdrawal. Therefore, it is advisable to fax, e-mail or file withdrawals in person at the Registrar’s Office, and not rely upon mail service. Refunds for recipients of Title IV federal assistance, will receive refunds according to the Title IV policy published in the Merrimack College catalog.

Please note: Withdrawal dates may vary for online programs.

Comprehensive Fees**

Comprehensive fees help the College to provide students with a variety of services which enhance their academic and student life experiences. Fees provide access to services such as:

  • McQuade library (including online access).
  • Fully equipped fitness center and inside track.
  • Campuswide Wi-Fi.
  • Center for Academic Enrichment, which provides a wide range of opportunities to students wishing to enhance their academic performance.
  • Free tickets to Merrimack College athletic events, including hockey games.
  • Career Services, which includes career fairs and panels, job-search workshops, on-campus interviews and extensive one-on-one counseling to help students pursue employment of graduate study goals. Also included are cooperative education and internship opportunities.
  • Free printing up to 1,000 pages each academic year.
  • Discounted ticket purchases for events at the Roger Center for the Arts.
  • Participation in intramurals/recreation, club sports, clubs/organizations, social and educational programs, and Greek life.
  • Hamel Health Center, which provides medical, psychological and health-education services (for access, students must fill out a health form).