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University of Massachusetts Amherst


Overview

Student Population
30,037
Best Colleges National Rank
#146
 Location Amherst, Massachusetts
 Online umass.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Large
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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 40,822 prospective students applied, and 24,364 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,679 enrolled in the school.  23,746 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,291 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $15,030 plus fees of $381. UMass is ranked 146 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1200/1390
ACT25/30
GPA3.73
Applications Accepted
59.7%
Applications DueJan 15, 2019
Applicant CompetitionAverage

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%