North Dartmouth, MA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
21
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
52%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Integrative Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Marine Biology Master of Science (MS) [Marine Biology ]
    • Biology Master of Science (MS) [Biological and Biomedical Sciences]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • 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

52% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 25
    • Accepted 13
    • Acceptance Rate 52
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, and official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, and official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships, instructional assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students21
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students21
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchQuality of the antibody for pathogen recognition, evolution of social systems, mechanism of cell polarization, transmission of apicomplexan infection in Atlantic sea scallops, antibody mediated protection
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,074,000

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
United States

Whitney Hable

Graduate Program Director, Biology/Marine Biology

Phone: 508-999-8206
Email: whable@umassd.edu

Steven Briggs

Director of Marketing and Recruitment for Graduate Studies

Phone: 508-999-8604
Fax: 508-999-8183
Email: graduate@umassd.edu


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