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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Amherst, MA

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Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Clinical psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychology of peace and violence
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology
Master of Science (MS) Social psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social psychology
Master of Science (MS) Cognitive psychology
Master of Science (MS) Developmental science
Master of Science (MS) Psychology of peace and violence
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

317
Applied
22
Accepted
11
Enrolled
7%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.92%
Black or African American 3.28%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.64%
Unknown 4.92%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

62
Total faculty
Full-time - 62
Part-time - 0
Male (31)
Female (31)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Constantino
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 413-545-2503
Fax: 413-545-0996

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