University of Massachusetts at AmherstSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Amherst, Massachusetts Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$16,389

Avg in-state tuition

$35,710

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Massachusetts at Amherst

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst is a large public university located on a suburban campus in Amherst, Massachusetts. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 31,350, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 64%. The university offers 84 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 82%, and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $16,389, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $35,710.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

64% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 64%

Retention Rate 91%

Graduation Rate 82%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1190-1390

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 26-32

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

50%

Female Student Population

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

31k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

58%

Non-U.S. Citizen

11%

Asian

10%

Hispanic

7%

Unknown

6%

Black

5%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

20% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

20%

State Grant Aid

17%

Institution Grant Aid

82%

Pell Grant

20%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,961
State Grant Aid $2,292
Institution Grant Aid $7,847
Pell Grant Aid $4,420

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships