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Department of Political Science College of Social and Behavioral Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst

  • Amherst, MA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 45%55%
    student ratio
  • 56
    total students
  • $1,980 | $13,314
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 10%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Master of Arts (MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • 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 1 and Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees 1, Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

10% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 130
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 10
    • Enrolled 7
  • 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 DegreesGRE General Test, writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, writing 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
    • In-state tuition *$1,980
    • Out-of-state tuition *$13,314
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$10,338.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • 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 Students56
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students56
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Full-time Percentage61%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown29%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty43
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA 01003
United States

Dr. Peter Haas

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 413-545-0410
Fax: 413-545-3349

Ms. Lindsay DeSantis

Supervisor of Admissions

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



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