North Dartmouth, MA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
86%
14%
student ratio
97
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
54%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Autism Studies Graduate Certificate [Special Education ]
    • Psychology - Applied Behavioral Analysis Post-Master's Certificate [Applied Behavior Analysis]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Applied Behavior Analysis]
    • Psychology - Research Master of Arts (MA) [Experimental Psychology ]
    • Psychology - Clinical Master of Arts (MA) [Clinical Psychology ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 21
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and thesis or comprehensive exam (for psychology - clinical); thesis (for psychology - research)
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

54% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 96
    • Accepted 52
    • Acceptance Rate 54
    • Enrolled 39
  • 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 March 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesstatement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, and 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesstatement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, and 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 533 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

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students97
    • Female Percentage86%
    • Male Percentage14%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students97
    • Part-time Percentage59%
    • Full-time Percentage41%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage71%
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHealth inequities, language and cognitive development, interethnic dating and marriage, executive function and implicit learning in deaf children, behavioral medicine,
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$344,000

Location & Contact

Department of Psychology

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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

Mahzad Hojjat

Graduate Program Director, Research Psychology

Phone: 508-999-8951
Email: mhojjat@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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