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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Center for Public Policy and Administration

Amherst, MA

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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Center for Public Policy and Administration is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Policy and Administration/Master of Education (MPPA/M Ed)
Master of Regional Planning/Master of Public Policy and Administration (MRP/MPPA)
Master of Public Health/Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPH/MPPA)
Master of Public Policy and Administration/Master of Business Administration (MPPA/MBA)
Master of Public Policy (MPP)
Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 27

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

99
Applied
55
Accepted
23
Enrolled
56%

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

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

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

36
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.33%
Black or African American 5.56%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.78%
Unknown 5.56%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Lee Badgett
Graduate Program Director
Email: info@pubpol.umass.edu
Phone: 413-545-3956
Fax: 413-545-1108

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