60
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Department of History is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

119
Applied
46
Accepted
14
Enrolled
39%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.33%
Black or African American 1.67%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.33%
Unknown 16.67%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

49
Total faculty
Full-time (49)
Part-time (0)
Male (28)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ancient and medieval history; global and comparative history; public history; history of science, technology, medicine and the environment; history of women, gender, sexuality and family
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Irene Krauthamer
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 413-545-6755
Fax: 413-545-6137