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University of Massachusetts Amherst

School of Computer Science

Amherst, MA

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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / School of Computer Science is located in Amherst, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 42
Doctoral Degrees 19

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,082
Applied
159
Accepted
55
Enrolled
15%

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 December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

224
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.45%
Black or African American 1.34%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.34%
Unknown 3.57%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

60
Total faculty
Full-time - 60
Part-time - 0
Male (51)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Artificial intelligence, robotics, computer vision, and wearable computing; autonomous and multiagent systems; information retrieval, data mining and machine learning; networking, distributed systems and security
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. J. Eliot Moss
Graduate Program Director
Email: csinfo@cs.umass.edu
Phone: 413-545-3640
Fax: 413-545-1249