University of Massachusetts—​Amherst

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Application (Fall 2014)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) Admissions is rolling with applicants evaluated immediately for admissions decision.
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs N/A
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants No
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit No

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 9
Accepted 9
Enrolled 7
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
Acceptance rate 100%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 86%
Average GRE score breakdown N/A

Requirements

Application essay Yes
GRE requirement None
Letters of recommendation 2
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 2
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 550, internet 80

Admission Factors

Academic factors
Undergraduate institution Considered
Class rank Considered
Undergraduate GPA Not Considered
Undergraduate field of study Considered
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized test scores Not Considered
Non-academic factors
Application essay Very Important
Interview Not Considered
Work experience Not Considered
Character/personal qualities Not Considered
First-generation college student Not Considered
Alumni/alumnae relations Not Considered
Geographical residence Not Considered
Applicant's interest level Very Important

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Patrick Sullivan
Admissions phone (413) 545-0722
Admissions email gradadm@grad.umass.edu
Admissions website http://www.umass.edu/gradschool/admissions

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