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

  • North Dartmouth, MA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 55%45%
    student ratio
  • 66
    total students
  • $2,071 | $8,099
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 92%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Policy Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 15
    • 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? Yes
    • 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

92% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 54
    • Accepted 50
    • Acceptance Rate 92
    • Enrolled 32
  • 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 November 15th October 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 DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$2,071
    • Out-of-state tuition *$8,099
    • International student tuition$8,099
    • *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 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 Students66
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students66
    • Part-time Percentage79%
    • Full-time Percentage21%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty5
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

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$538,000

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

Michael Goodman

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 508-990-9660
Fax: 508-999-8374
Email: mgoodman@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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