University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Amherst, Massachusetts

University of Massachusetts-Amherst Admissions Overview

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What is the University of Massachusetts-Amherst acceptance rate?

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst has an acceptance rate of 60%. This means that if you have the right grades then you have a good shot of being accepted into the school. In the last academic year, 60% out of the people who applied to the University of Massachusetts-Amherst were accepted into the school.

Only 20% of students who are admitted into the University of Massachusetts-Amherst go on to enroll at the school. This is reasonable because most students who apply for college apply to multiple schools.

Applicants to the University of Massachusetts-Amherst are required to submit their GPA to the school.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst SAT Scores

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What are the SAT requirements to get into the University of Massachusetts-Amherst? In the last academic year, the University of Massachusetts-Amherst accepted students with SAT scores as low as 600.

The upper range for SAT scores at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst was 695. On average, applicants had an SAT score of 648.

This shows that even if you don't have the best SAT scores, you will still have a shot of admittance. However, having strong SAT scores will definitely improve your chances of being accepted.

87% of people who applied to the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in fall 2018 submitted their SAT scores as part of their application. So, no matter what your scores are, you'll probably want to submit them to the school if you want a good chance of being accepted.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst Admission Statistics

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In fall 2018, a total of 41,690 students applied to study at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Of those students, 20,044 were men and 21,646 were women.

Applications are not the only admissions statistic you should consider; acceptance rate is also a key factor to think about. 60% of students at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst were accepted into the school in fall 2018. This represents a total of 24,981 students. 11,623 of students who were accepted were male and 13,358 of the students accepted were female.

The percentage of students who were accepted that enrolled at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in the last academic year is 20%. Overall, 5,047 students who applied to the University of Massachusetts-Amherst enrolled in the school. Of those students, 22% of women who were accepted and 19% of men who were accepted enrolled.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst Admission Requirements

Test ScoresRequired
High School GPARequired
High School Class RankRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended

What are the the University of Massachusetts-Amherst admissions requirements?

At the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, you are required to submit your high school test scores. The University of Massachusetts-Amherst asks prospective students to submit their GPA to the school.

You'll be asked to submit your high school class rank as part of your application.

What's more, you do not need to submit letters of recommendation from your high school. You will also not be asked to demonstrate your competencies as part of your application.

As part of your application, the University of Massachusetts-Amherst accepts AP Credit. Credit for life experiences is also accepted.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst Credits Accepted

AP CreditYes
Dual CreditNo
Credit for Life ExperiencesYes

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