North Dartmouth, MA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
62%
38%
student ratio
77
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
93%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Educational Policy Graduate Certificate [Educational Policy]
    • Public Management Graduate Certificate [Public Administration]
    • Environmental Policy Graduate Certificate [Environmental Policy ]
    • Public Policy Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 15
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 17
    • * 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 E-portfolio
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

93% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 66
    • Accepted 62
    • Acceptance Rate 93
    • Enrolled 40
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (waived if applicant has already earned a master's degree or higher, has successfully completed the educational policy or environmental policy post baccalaureate certificates, or is submitting LSAT scores as a joint JD/MPP program applicant), statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, and 2 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesstatement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, official transcripts
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 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, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students77
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students77
    • Part-time Percentage91%
    • Full-time Percentage9%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown or International Student4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty5
    • Full-time Percentage80%
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDemographic analysis, legal and regulatory framework, human rights policy, globalization policies, women's public policy issues, educational leadership, environmental law, effects of evaluation models, international trade and finance, corporate social responsibility
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,000

Location & Contact

Department of Public Policy

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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

Michael Goodman

Graduate Program Director, Public Policy

Phone: 508-910-6986
Fax: 508-999-8374
Email: mgoodman@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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