The College of Engineering at University of Massachusetts–Amherst

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions John Mullin
Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 15
Application fee (U.S. residents) $70
Application deadline (international students) January 15
Application fee (international students) $70

The College of Engineering at University of Massachusetts--Amherst

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 3,120
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 896
Overall acceptance rate 28.7% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 496 verbal
743 quantitative
3.74 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 528 verbal
768 quantitative
3.85 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​che.​umass.​edu
(413) 545-2507
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​cee.​umass.​edu
(413) 545-0686
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​umass.​edu
(413) 545-4583
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​umass.​edu
(413) 545-3640
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​umass.​edu
(413) 545-4583
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​cee.​umass.​edu
(413) 545-0686
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​mie.​umass.​edu
(413) 545-3827
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​pse.​umass.​edu
(413) 545-0433
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​mie.​umass.​edu
(413) 545-3827
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 825
Master’s (full-time) 315
Master’s (part-time) 1
Ph.D. (full-time) 509
Ph.D. (part-time) N/A

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 188
Total master’s graduates 134
International master’s graduates 45.5%
Minority master’s graduates 6.7%
Female master’s graduates 23.1%
Total Ph.D. graduates 54
International Ph.D. graduates 68.5%
Minority Ph.D. graduates N/A
Female Ph.D. graduates 25.9%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Architectural 0 N/A
Biomedical 0 N/A
Chemical 16 9%
Civil 24 11.6%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 37 24.4%
Electrical 36 26.4%
Engineering management 0 N/A
Environmental 8 .7%
Industrial / Manufacturing 6 3.9%
Materials 18 13.7%
Mechanical 25 10.3%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 151
Part-time faculty 1
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 1

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $53,546,355
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 145

Engineering School Ranking

#56 Best Engineering Schools

(8) Ranking by Specialties

#32 in Chemical
#54 in Civil
#35 in Computer Engineering
#48 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#41 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#34 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#30 in Materials
#52 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 38
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.9
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.4
Overall acceptance rate 28.7% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 754
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 3.4:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 54
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $53,546,355
Research expenditures per faculty member $359,371
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.7%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 825

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 825

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 824
Minority students 6.2%
International students 57.2%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 1
Minority students 0.0%
International students 0.0%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Suzanne Peters
Financial aid phone (413) 577-0555

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $2,640 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $9,937 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $110 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $414 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $11,811 per year
Room and board $9,000
Books and supplies $1,500
Miscellaneous expenses $1,500

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 31
Teaching assistants 55
Research assistants 534
Other appointments 7

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