North Dartmouth, MA
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Autism Studies Graduate Certificate [Special Education ]
    • Applied Behavioral Analysis Post-Master's Certificate [Applied Behavior Analysis]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Applied Behavior Analysis]
    • Clinical Psychology Master of Arts (MA) [Clinical Psychology ]
    • Research Psychology Master of Arts (MA) [Experimental Psychology ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 25
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 2
    • * 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? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis or comprehensive exam (for clinical psychology); thesis (for research psychology)
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


56% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 99
    • Accepted 56
    • Acceptance Rate 56
    • Enrolled 32
  • 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 December 20th November 20th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (for research psychology), statement 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

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 availableFellowships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students84
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students84
    • Part-time Percentage60%
    • Full-time Percentage40%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student6%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty26
    • Full-time Percentage73%
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBehavioral medicine, learning, social and developmental psychology, child neuropsychology, clinical research, counseling, psychotherapy, nonverbal communication, emotion, cognition, problem solving
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$500,000

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

Steven Briggs

Director of Marketing and Recruitment for Graduate Studies

Phone: 508-999-8604
Fax: 508-999-8183

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