81
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Department of Communication Disorders is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical audiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Speech-language pathology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Audiology
Doctor of Audiology (Au D) Audiology
Master of Arts (MA) Speech-language pathology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

294
Applied
85
Accepted
31
Enrolled
29%

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

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: 7

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
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

81
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.23%
Black or African American 1.23%
White or Caucasian 87%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.23%
Unknown 4.94%

Gender

Male (11%)
Female (88%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time (18)
Part-time (0)
Male (2)
Female (16)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Karen S. Helfer
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 413-545-0131
Fax: 413-545-0803