Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences College of Natural Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences College of Natural Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
70%
30%
student ratio
61
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
6%
acceptance rate
10 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Psychology Of Peace And Violence Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies]
      Master of Science (MS) [Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies]
    • Cognitive Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Cognitive Sciences ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Cognitive Sciences ]
    • Clinical Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Clinical Psychology ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Clinical Psychology ]
    • Developmental Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Developmental Psychology ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Developmental Psychology ]
    • Social Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Social Psychology ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Social Psychology ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • 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 Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

6% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 317
    • Accepted 22
    • Acceptance Rate 6
    • Enrolled 11
  • 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 December 1st December 1st 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, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation
    • 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 awardsDecember 1
    • 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 Students61
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Full-time Percentage77%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown or International Student16%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty62
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Location & Contact

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

College of Natural Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA 01003
United States

Dr. Michael Constantino

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 413-545-2503
Fax: 413-545-0996

Ms. Lindsay DeSantis

Supervisor of Admissions

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

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