105
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Department of Polymer Science and Engineering is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

194
Applied
27
Accepted
12
Enrolled
14%

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
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

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

105
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.86%
Black or African American 1.9%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.9%
Unknown 2.86%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time (16)
Part-time (0)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Gregory Tew
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 413-577-9120
Fax: 413-545-0082