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University of Massachusetts-Amherst Campus, Amherst, MA

University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Acceptance Rate 60 %
SAT Average 1,295
Tuition & Fees $35,710
($16,389)
Student Population 30,593
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,757

UMass Amherst Academic Overview

University of Massachusetts-Amherst (UMass Amherst) is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Amherst, Massachusetts. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 30,593 students are enrolled into UMass Amherst. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 60% and the graduation rate is 80% last year.

UMass Amherst 2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, University of Massachusetts-Amherst tuition and fees are $16,389 for Massachusetts residents and $35,710 for non-residents. For graduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $16,209 for in-state students and $31,724 for out-of-state students.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst 2020 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$16,389$35,710
Graduate$16,209$31,724
[Chart] University of Massachusetts-Amherst 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at UMass Amherst

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at UMass Amherst. The acceptance rate of UMass Amherst is 60% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 20%. The average graduation rate is 80% and the transfer-out rate is 15%. Total 30,593 students are attending UMass Amherst including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $9,757 and 73 students received grants of scholarship aid (0.31% of total undergraduate students). Total 30,593 students are attending UMass Amherst including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

[Chart] University of Massachusetts-Amherst Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for University of Massachusetts-Amherst is 60 %.
Graduation Rate for University of Massachusetts-Amherst is 80 %
Transfer-out Rate for University of Massachusetts-Amherst is 15 %
Retention Rate for University of Massachusetts-Amherst is 91 %
Student Population for University of Massachusetts-Amherst is 30,593
Student to Faculty Rate for University of Massachusetts-Amherst is 17 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,757 at University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst Directory Information

Directory Information
Address374 Whitmore Building 181 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01003
Phone413-545-0111
WEBwww.umass.edu
Admissionwww.umass.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.commonapp.org/
Financial Aidwww.umass.edu/umfa/
Net Price Calculatorwww.umass.edu/umfa/sites/default/files/netprice/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionwww.umass.edu/bursar/veteran-educational-benefits
Athleticwww.umass.edu/disclosure/
Disability Servicewww.umass.edu/disability/

Offered Degrees

UMass Amherst offers 290 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate398
Associate's Degree60
Bachelor's Degree839
Post Bachelor's Degree256
Master's Degree817
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship540
Doctor's degree - professional practice21

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Massachusetts-Amherst offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Special Learning Opportunities at University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:14,491)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,558)

Veterans Benefits

University of Massachusetts-Amherst has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.

Veterans Benefits at University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at University of Massachusetts-Amherst

University of Massachusetts-Amherst accepts following credits that their students have earned.

Accepted Credits at University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits