Department of Afro-American Studies College of Humanities and Fine Arts University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Afro-American Studies College of Humanities and Fine Arts University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
36
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • African-American Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 50
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreeswriting sample, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's Degreeswriting sample, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American66%
    • White / Caucasian17%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%

Location & Contact

Department of Afro-American Studies

College of Humanities and Fine Arts
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA 01003
United States

Dr. Manish Sinha

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 413-545-2751
Fax: 413-545-0628

Ms. Lindsay DeSantis

Supervisor of Admissions

Phone: 413-545-0722
Fax: 413-577-0100
Email: gradadm@grad.umass.edu


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