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

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

North Dartmouth, MA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
74
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
39%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Psychology Post-Master's Certificate
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 26
    • 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

39% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 102
    • Accepted 40
    • Acceptance Rate 39
    • Enrolled 25
  • 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 February 1st January 1st 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, 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students74
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students74
    • Part-time Percentage51%
    • Full-time Percentage49%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty26
    • Full-time Percentage65%
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

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$516,000

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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