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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Amherst, MA

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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Department of Mathematics and Statistics is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematics
Master of Science (MS) Applied mathematics
Master of Science (MS) Mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Statistics
Master of Science (MS) Statistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 12

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (mathematics)
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (mathematics)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

268
Applied
45
Accepted
18
Enrolled
17%

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 February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (mathematics)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (mathematics)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

68
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.47%
Black or African American 1.47%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.47%
Unknown 1.47%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 0
Male (38)
Female (5)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Tom Braden
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 413-545-2282
Fax: 413-545-1801

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