Program in Neuroscience and Behavior Interdisciplinary Programs University of Massachusetts Amherst

Program in Neuroscience and Behavior Interdisciplinary Programs University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
30
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
11%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Animal Behavior And Learning Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Molecular And Cellular Neuroscience Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Neural And Behavioral Development Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Sensorimotor, Cognitive, And Computational Neuroscience Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Neuroendocrinology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Neuroscience And Behavior Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? No
    • 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

11% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 127
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 11
    • 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 December 15th December 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
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test; GRE Subect Test in psychology, biology, or mathematics (recommended)
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 14
    • 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 Students30
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino15%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian73%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown4%

Location & Contact

Program in Neuroscience and Behavior

Interdisciplinary Programs
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA 01003
United States

Dr. Melinda Novak

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 413-545-2046
Fax: 413-545-3243
Email: nsb@bio.umass.edu

Ms. Lindsay DeSantis

Supervisor of Admissions

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


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