School Overview

University of Massachusetts-Amherst is a Public, 4 years college located in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass Amherst ranked 79th in National Universities and 12nd in Massachusetts Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 31,642 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. UMass Amherst's acceptance rate is 65.53% last year (undergraduate school).
University of Massachusetts-Amherst is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address374 Whitmore Building 181 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 1003
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of University of Massachusetts-Amherst is 65.53% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 17.48%. The application fees are $80 for undergraduate programs and $80 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate65.53 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)17.48 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$80
Graduate Application Fees$80

Tuition & Fees

UMass Amherst's 2022 tuition & fees is $16,439 for Massachusetts residents and $36,964 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $16,251 for Massachusetts residents and $32,809 for out-of-students.
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$16,439$36,964
Graduate Tuition & Fees$16,251$32,809
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 31,642 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 26,059 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. UMass Amherst has 24,233 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 7,409 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students31,642
Undergraduate Students24,233
Graduate Students7,409
Online Enrollment26,059

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs325 Programs
Number of online programs44 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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