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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Department of Physics

North Dartmouth, MA

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Thesis, project or comprehensive exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
19
Accepted
6
Enrolled
100%

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

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
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 Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (69%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Astrophysics, computational and theoretical physics, black holes, gravitation, high performance computing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
212,000

Location & Contact

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

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