Department of Public Policy College of Arts and Sciences University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Department of Public Policy College of Arts and Sciences University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
78
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
92%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Management Graduate Certificate
    • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 14
    • * 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? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Portfolio of professional work
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

92% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 63
    • Accepted 58
    • Acceptance Rate 92
    • Enrolled 38
  • 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 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 15th November 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE or GMAT (waived with successful completion of environmental/educational policy graduate certificates at UMass Dartmouth), statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, and 2 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 2 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 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, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Part-time Percentage77%
    • Full-time Percentage23%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races8%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty6
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDemographic analysis, legal and regulatory framework, human rights policy, globalization policies, women's public policy issues, educational leadership, environmental law
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$829,000

Location & Contact

Department of Public Policy

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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

Chad McGuire

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 508-999-8520
Fax: 508-999-8374
Email: cmcguire@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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