College of Social and Behavioral Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
591
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
26%
acceptance rate
11 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)
      Master of Landscape Architecture/Master of Regional Planning (MLA/MRP)
      Master of Public Health/Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPH/MPPA)
      Master of Public Policy (MPP)
      Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA)
      Master of Public Policy and Administration/Master of Business Administration (MPPA/MBA)
      Master of Public Policy and Administration/Master of Education (MPPA/M Ed)
      Master of Regional Planning (MRP)
      Master of Regional Planning/Master of Public Policy and Administration (MRP/MPPA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 86
    • Doctoral Degrees 35
    • 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

26% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,003
    • Accepted 267
    • Acceptance Rate 26
    • Enrolled 123
  • 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 Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

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 awardsNot Reported
    • 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 Students591
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students591
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Full-time Percentage73%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown13%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty187
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%

Location & Contact

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA 01003
United States

Dr. John Hird

Dean

Phone: 413-545-4173
Fax: 413-577-0905

Ms. Lindsay DeSantis

Supervisor of Admissions

Phone: 413-545-0722
Fax: 413-577-0010
Email: gradadm@grad.umass.edu


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