University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Amherst, Massachusetts

Overview

Address374 Whitmore Building 181 Presidents Drive
School Websitewww.umass.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Massachusetts-Amherst is a large public, 4-year college based in Amherst, undefined that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 41,690 students applied to University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Of those students, 24,981 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Massachusetts-Amherst was $15,406, in addition to fees of $481. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst has a 80% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of Massachusetts-Amherst acceptance rate is 60%. To put this into perspective, 24,981 of the 41,690 students who applied to University of Massachusetts-Amherst in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Massachusetts-Amherst is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Massachusetts-Amherst had an SAT score between the range of 1,200 and 1,390. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Massachusetts-Amherst was between 26 and 31 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to University of Massachusetts-Amherst as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of Massachusetts-Amherst, the tuition for in-state residents is $15,406. Combined with fees of $481, room and board costs of $12,626, other expenses of $1,400 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $34,570 in tuition.

Students at University of Massachusetts-Amherst are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Massachusetts-Amherst was $4,970 last year. with 22% of students were awarded federal aid.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio17:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst has a good gender split, with 50% of undergraduates being female and 50% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are undefined residents; in fact, 70% of all students reside in undefined. However, 19% of students come from out-of-state and 10% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Massachusetts-Amherst is 17:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Massachusetts-Amherst to thrive in your studies.

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