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Department of Psychology College of Arts and Sciences University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

  • North Dartmouth, MA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 72%28%
    student ratio
  • 86
    total students
  • $2,071 | $8,099
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 31
    fall application deadline
  • 47%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Psychology Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 20
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

47% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 119
    • Accepted 57
    • Acceptance Rate 47
    • Enrolled 40
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 31st February 28th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 20th November 20th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE , statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, and 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesstatement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, and 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 533 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$2,071
    • Out-of-state tuition *$8,099
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$16,057.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students86
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students86
    • Part-time Percentage52%
    • Full-time Percentage48%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage77%
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNonverbal communication, behavioral medicine, learning, social and developmental psychology, child neuropsychology, counseling, clinical research, psychotherapy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$483,000

Location & Contact

Department of Psychology

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
United States

Dr. Judith Sims-Knight

Graduate Program Director, Research Psychology

Phone: 508-999-8382
Fax: 508-999-9169
Email: jsimsknight@umassd.edu

Steven Briggs

Director of Marketing and Recruitment for Graduate Studies

Phone: 508-999-8604
Fax: 508-999-8183
Email: graduate@umassd.edu



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