1,167
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / College of Natural Sciences is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 192
Doctoral Degrees 134

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 Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,124
Applied
593
Accepted
270
Enrolled
19%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,167
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.91%
Black or African American 1.46%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.11%
Unknown 5.06%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

538
Total faculty
Full-time (538)
Part-time (0)
Male (401)
Female (137)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Steven D. Goodwin
Dean
Phone: 413-545-2766
Fax: 413-545-1242