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Amherst, Massachusetts

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Overview

Student Population
30,340
National Rank
#147
University of Massachusetts Amherst overview
Location Amherst, Massachusetts
Online umass.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
University of Massachusetts Amherst overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

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 42,043 prospective students applied, and 24,208 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,752 enrolled in the school.  24,142 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,198 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $15,030 plus fees of $381. UMass is ranked 147 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High 
University of Massachusetts Amherst overview
SAT 1250/1420
ACT 26/31
GPA 3.73
Applications Accepted
57.6% 
University of Massachusetts Amherst overview
Applications Due Jan 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Massachusetts Resident Tuition
$15,030
In State Costs for University of Massachusetts Amherst
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$381
Room and Board $12,258
Budget for Other Expenses$1,400
Total One Year Cost$30,069
Out of State Tuition
$33,096
Out of State Costs for University of Massachusetts Amherst
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$381
Room and Board $12,258
Budget for Other Expenses$1,400
Total One Year Cost$48,135

Outcomes

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

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%

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