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UMass (Amherst) School Information

School Facts

  • Operating Status: Currently operating

    Campus: Main campus (and distance learning)

    Institution Type: 1

  • Degree Type:

    Highest Degree —Doctoral

    Predominant Degree —Graduate

    Distance Education: On-campus and Online

Admissions

63%

22%

Admission Selectivity and Test Scores
SAT

94%

Average SAT Score Range

  • Unknown

ACT

20%

Average ACT Score

  • Unknown

Admission Requirement
Secondary School Record Secondary School GPA Secondary School Rank Letters of Recommendation Admission Test Score AP Credits
Required Required Recommended Required Required Yes

Academics

Graduation Rate
  • 54%

  • 70%

  • 72%

Degree Details

Available Fields of Study and Degrees

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

Tuition, Cost and Financial Aid

  • Undergraduate Tuition
    • In-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $1,714.00

    • Out-of-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $9,937.00

Financial Aid — Freshmen Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 4,212 90% $38,174.00 $3,632.00
Grant Aid 3,650 78% $29,787,705.00 $6,974.00
Student Loan - 61% $7,929.00 $4,587.00
Financial Aid — Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 15,208 69% $127,824,488.00 $8,405.00
Pell Grant Aid 5,591 25% $22,318,111.00 $3,992.00
Student Loan 13,371 60% $91,603,997.00 $6,851.00
Net Price
Year Income < 30K Income 30K — 48K Income 48K — 75K Income 75K — 110K Income > 110K
2014-2015 $11,064.00 $12,008.00 $15,611.00 $21,127.00 $24,338.00
2013-2014 $12,116.00 $12,901.00 $16,046.00 $21,393.00 $23,821.00
2012-2013 $11,172.00 $11,633.00 $16,003.00 $21,043.00 $22,867.00

Students

Student-Faculty Ratio

17 : 1

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Endowment per FTE Enrollment

$10,980

per student

Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2014 - 2015

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