18
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / Department of Physics is located in North Dartmouth, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis, project or comprehensive exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
10
Accepted
6
Enrolled
59%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 31st February 28th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 533
TOEFL IBT score: 72
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.56%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (77%)
Female (22%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time (9)
Part-time (2)
Male (9)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astrophysics, computational and theoretical physics, black holes, gravitation, high performance computing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
268,000

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact Robert Fisher
Graduate Program Director, Physics
Email: rfisher1@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-999-8353