Department of Polymer Science and Engineering College of Natural Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Polymer Science and Engineering College of Natural Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
36%
64%
student ratio
105
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 2
fall application deadline
13%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Polymer Science And Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 21
    • Doctoral Degrees 15
    • 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? No
    • 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

13% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 194
    • Accepted 27
    • Acceptance Rate 13
    • Enrolled 12
  • 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
    • 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 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 Students105
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students105
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian37%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student49%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Location & Contact

Department of Polymer Science and Engineering

College of Natural Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA 01003
United States

Dr. Gregory Tew

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 413-577-9120
Fax: 413-545-0082

Ms. Lindsay DeSantis

Supervisor of Admissions

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

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