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Program in Professional Writing College of Arts and Sciences University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

  • North Dartmouth, MA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 54%46%
    student ratio
  • 28
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 76%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Writing Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 6
    • * 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 Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

76% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 25
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 76
    • Enrolled 10
  • 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 March 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesMAT (preferred) or GRE, statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, writing sample (10 pages)
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesstatement of purpose (3 pages required), resume, official transcripts
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 533 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students28
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students28
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Full-time Percentage43%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty62
    • Full-time Percentage40%
    • Part-time Percentage60%
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchRhetoric/communication studies, ethnic literatures, technology transfer, women writers, pedagogy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$69,500

Location & Contact

Program in Professional Writing

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

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

Christopher Eisenhart

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 508-910-6468
Fax: 508-999-9235
Email: ceisenhart@umassd.edu

Steven Briggs

Director of Marketing and Recruitment

Phone: 508-999-8604
Fax: 508-999-8183
Email: graduate@umassd.edu



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