49
Students
Suburban setting
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Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / School for Marine Science and Technology is located in New Bedford, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Marine science and technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Marine science and technology
Master of Science (MS) Coastal and ocean administration science and technology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
12
Accepted
7
Enrolled
55%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of interest (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of intent (minimum of 300 words), statement of interest (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577
TOEFL IBT score: 90

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

49
Total Graduate Students
59%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
40%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.12%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time (12)
Part-time (0)
Male (11)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Major marine biogeochemical cycles, atmospheric co2 concentration, resource assessment and bycatch avoidance , air sea interaction, dynamics/kinematics of coastal fonts, estuarine circulation, storm-force and internal wave dynamics stock assessment, oceanic frontal processes, arctic ocean and climate change
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,591,000

Location & Contact

Address 706 South Rodney French Boulevard
New Bedford, MA  02744
United States
Contact Steven Lohrenz
Dean, School for Marine Science and Technology
Email: slohrenz@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-910-6550