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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Program in Plant Biology

Amherst, MA

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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Program in Plant Biology is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Genetics and evolution
Master of Science (MS) Environmental, ecological and integrative biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry and metabolism
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry and metabolism
Master of Science (MS) Genetics and evolution
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell biology and physiology
Master of Science (MS) Cell biology and physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental, ecological and integrative biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
16
Accepted
10
Enrolled
28%

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 December 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
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: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.85%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.85%
Unknown 7.69%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Elizabeth Vierling
Graduate Program Director
Email: pb@bio.umass.edu
Phone: 413-577-3217
Fax: 413-545-3243

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