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About University of Massachusetts-Amherst

University of Massachusetts-Amherst is a Public, 4 years college located in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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. The acceptance rate at University of Massachusetts-Amherst is 65.00% last year (undergraduate school).
University of Massachusetts-Amherst is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.
Address374 Whitmore Building 181 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01003
Net Price
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 65.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 21.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate65.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$80
Graduate Application Fees$80

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at University of Massachusetts-Amherst, for academic year 2019-2020 is $16,439 for Massachusetts residents and $36,427 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $16,235 for Massachusetts residents and $32,341 for out-of-students.
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$16,439$36,427
Graduate Tuition & Fees$16,235$32,341

Student Population

At University of Massachusetts-Amherst, total 31,642 are attending classes. Among them, 26,059 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. UMass Amherst has 24,233 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 programs290 Programs
Number of online programs31 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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