Amherst, MA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
60%
40%
student ratio
60
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 2
fall application deadline
38%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • History Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language and Thesis Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees 1 Foreign Language, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

38% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 119
    • Accepted 46
    • Acceptance Rate 38
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 2
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Full-time Percentage88%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian72%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races16%
    • Unknown or International Student7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty49
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAncient 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 yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of History

College of Humanities and Fine Arts
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA 01003
United States

Dr. Irene Krauthamer

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 413-545-6755
Fax: 413-545-6137

Ms. Lindsay DeSantis

Supervisor of Admissions

Phone: 413-545-0722
Fax: 413-577-0010
Email: gradadm@grad.umass.edu

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