Amherst, Massachusetts

University of Massachusetts Amherst | UMass Amherst

Public school in Massachusetts with 23,500 total undergraduate students

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Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$29,876
Out-of-state
$49,197

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost
$0–30,000
$12,520

$30,001–48,000
$13,829

$48,001–75,000
$17,473

$75,001–110,000
$23,176

Over $110,000
$27,686

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Admissions

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Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
60%
Women
61%

Men
57%

Total number of applicants
41,690
Women: 51%
Men: 49%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
20%

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
Yes

Considers class rank
Yes

Recommendation letters
Required

TOEFL Policy (International Applicants)
Required

SAT/ACT Testing policy
Required

Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 87%
ACT: 22%
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Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
5,030
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
49%
Enrolled men:
51%
6-year graduation rate
80%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
91%

Student diversity

Low diversity
International students
7%
Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students
Asian and Pacific Islander: 10%
Black: 5%
Hispanic: 7%
Native American: 0%
Other: 10%
White: 68%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
17:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors and Careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
No

Housing

Commuter College
No

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
No

Football conference
Independent Northeast Region

D1 Basketball
Yes

Basketball conference
Atlantic 10 Conference

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Location

374 Whitmore Building 181 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003
Campus Setting
Suburban

Region
New England

Campus culture

Religious Affilliation
None

HBCU
No

Contact information

(413) 545-0111
374 Whitmore Building 181 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003