Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
84%
16%
student ratio
19
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
40%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

40% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 37
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 40
    • Enrolled 8
  • 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 February 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE , 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 DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 533 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS 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 Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students19
    • Female Percentage84%
    • Male Percentage16%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students19
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Full-time Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchShark biology, marine mammal biology, domestication of fish, cell body, fish biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,219,000

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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

Whitney Hable

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 508-999-8206
Fax: 508-999-8196
Email: whable@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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