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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
30,593
University of Massachusetts Amherst overview
Location Amherst, Massachusetts
Online umass.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Town Fringe
University of Massachusetts Amherst overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Amherst, Massachusetts, University of Massachusetts Amherst is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 41,690 prospective students applied, and 24,981 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,047 enrolled in the school.  24,343 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,250 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $15,406 plus fees of $481. UMass is ranked 171 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
9/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes

UMass is rated within the top 29% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
University of Massachusetts Amherst overview
SAT 1200/1390
ACT 26/31
GPA 3.73
Applications Accepted
59.9% 
University of Massachusetts Amherst overview
Applications Due Jan 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Massachusetts Resident Tuition
$15,406
In State Costs for University of Massachusetts Amherst
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$481
Room and Board $12,626
Budget for Other Expenses$1,400
Total One Year Cost$30,913
Out of State Resident Tuition
$34,089
Out of State Costs for University of Massachusetts Amherst
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$481
Room and Board $12,626
Budget for Other Expenses$1,400
Total One Year Cost$49,596

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$55,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
67% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Massachusetts Amherst students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 15%
Social Sciences 12%
Psychology 9%
Biology 8%
Communication 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166629 IPEDS survey data for University of Massachusetts Amherst.