Amherst, MA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
59%
41%
student ratio
70
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
25%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Food Science And Technology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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 Thesis Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

25% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 154
    • Accepted 39
    • Acceptance Rate 25
    • Enrolled 24
  • 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 February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • 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 awardsFebruary 1
    • 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 Students70
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students70
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Full-time Percentage77%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian16%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian13%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student66%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%

Location & Contact

Department of Food Science

College of Natural Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA 01003
United States

Dr. Ronald Labbe

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 413-545-2276
Fax: 413-545-1262

Ms. Lindsay DeSantis

Supervisor of Admissions

Phone: 413-545-0721
Fax: 413-577-0010
Email: gradadm@grad.umass.edu


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