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University of Massachusetts Amherst


The University's mission is to provide an affordable and accessible education of high quality and to conduct programs of research and public service that advance knowledge and improve the lives of the people of the Commonwealth the nation and the world.

School Information

Amherst, Massachusetts 01003
P: 41354527102843
Calendar: Semester
Locale: Town: Fringe
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Common name(s): UMass Amherst

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 31,417Total Students
  • 15,617Male Students
  • 15,800Female Students
  • 1,797Total Intl Students
  • 982Intl Male Students
  • 815Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 4,335Total Faculty
  • 2,638Male Faculty
  • 1,697Female Faculty
  • 18:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 25,585

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,000

Books & Supplies

$ 9,512

Room & Board

$ 1,400

Other Expenses

$ 37,497

Total

Admissions

32,564
total applicants

66%
admitted (21373)

14%
enrolled (4689)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
560-650
Math
530-630
Reading
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
24-28
Composite

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep ?
Required
Recommendations?
Required

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Agricultural Economics
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Astronomy
Audiology/Audiologist
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biological/Biosystems Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Botany/Plant Biology
Building Construction Technology
Business Administration and Management, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Crop Production
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature, General
Entomology
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Equestrian/Equine Studies
Evolutionary Biology
Exercise Physiology
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Food Science
Forestry, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Studies
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Industrial Engineering
Interior Design
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Journalism
Labor and Industrial Relations
Landscape Architecture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Latin American Studies
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Linguistics
Marine Sciences
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Microbiology, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neuroscience
Nursing Practice
Nursing Science
Nutrition Sciences
Philosophy
Physics, General
Plant Sciences, General
Political Science and Government, General
Polymer/Plastics Engineering
Portuguese Language and Literature
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Public/Applied History
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Studies
School Psychology
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Women's Studies

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