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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Nutrition

Amherst, MA

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH) Nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition science
Master of Science (MS) Community nutrition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
8
Accepted
4
Enrolled
20%

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

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

Student Body

11
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 9.09%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 18.18%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (9)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Elena T. Carbone
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 413-545-0740
Fax: 413-545-1074

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