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University of Massachusetts at Amherst

School Profile

  • University of Massachusetts AmherstPublic Four-year University in Amherst, MA
  • Acceptance Rate: 64%
  • Accreditation: New England Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 20,539
First-year Undergraduate Students: 4,270
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 19,964
Graduate Students: 5,820
 

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Associate of Arboriculture and community forest management
  • Associate of Crop Production
  • Associate of Equestrian/Equine Studies
  • Associate of Horticultural Services
  • Associate of Landscaping
  • Associate of Turf Management
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of African-American Studies
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Economics
  • Bachelor of Animal Sciences
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Apparel/Accessories Marketing
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Astronomy
  • Bachelor of Biological/Physical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chem/Phys/Molecular Biology
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Chinese
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Classics
  • Bachelor of Communication Disorders
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Comparative Literature
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Dance
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Environmental Design
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Exercise Physiology
  • Bachelor of Family Resource Management Studies
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Food Science
  • Bachelor of Forestry - General
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of General Studies
  • Bachelor of Geography
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Human Nutrition
  • Bachelor of Individual concentration
  • Bachelor of Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of Interior Architecture
  • Bachelor of Italian
  • Bachelor of Japanese
  • Bachelor of Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
  • Bachelor of Law & Legal Studies - General
  • Bachelor of Linguistics
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Microbiology
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Natural Resources & Conservation - General
  • Bachelor of Natural Resources Management/Policy
  • Bachelor of Near/Middle Eastern Studies
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Plant Sciences
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Portuguese
  • Bachelor of Predentistry
  • Bachelor of Premedicine
  • Bachelor of Preveterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Russian/Slavic Area Studies
  • Bachelor of Social thought and political economy
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Sport/Fitness Administration
  • Bachelor of Wildlife/Wilderness Management
  • Bachelor of Women's Studies
  • Bachelor of Wood Science/Paper Technology

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees

Tuition

  • In-state tuition and fees: $11,917
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $23,415

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • SAT Subject Tests: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213

Athletics

Member: NCAA
Team name: Minutemen, Minutewomen

Rankings

  • Ranked #94 National Universities
  • Ranked #69 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #52 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #42 Top Public Schools
  • Ranked #63 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #60 Best Business Schools
  • Ranked #59 Part-time M.B.A.
  • Ranked #50 Best Education Schools
  • Ranked #52 Best Engineering Schools
  • Ranked #30 Chemical
  • Ranked #41 Civil
  • Ranked #36 Computer Engineering
  • Ranked #46 Electrical / Electronic / Communications
  • Ranked #34 Environmental / Environmental Health
  • Ranked #38 Industrial / Manufacturing
  • Ranked #31 Materials
  • Ranked #59 Mechanical
  • Ranked #37 Audiology
  • Ranked #71 Biological Sciences
  • Ranked #53 Chemistry
  • Ranked #50 Clinical Psychology
  • Ranked #20 Computer Science
  • Ranked #8 Artificial Intelligence
  • Ranked #45 Earth Sciences
  • Ranked #46 English
  • Ranked #81 Fine Arts
  • Ranked #64 History
  • Ranked #63 Math
  • Ranked #64 Nursing
  • Ranked #48 Physics
  • Ranked #72 Political Science
  • Ranked #50 Psychology
  • Ranked #72 Public Affairs
  • Ranked #34 Public Health
  • Ranked #31 Sociology
  • Ranked #11 Sex and Gender
  • Ranked #20 Sociology of Population
  • Ranked #30 Speech-Language Pathology
  • Ranked #16 Admissions Selectivity(U.S. News Top Online Programs Rankings )
  • Ranked #36 Faculty Credentials and Training(U.S. News Top Online Programs Rankings )
  • Ranked #92 Student Engagement and Accreditation(U.S. News Top Online Programs Rankings )
  • Ranked #118 Student Services and Technology
  • Ranked #11 Faculty Credentials and Training(U.S. News Top Online Programs Rankings )
  • Ranked #41 Student Engagement and Accreditation(U.S. News Top Online Programs Rankings )
  • Ranked #47 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

University Admissions Center
37 Mather Drive
Amherst, MA 01003-9291
(413) 545-0222
Fax: (413) 545-4312
mail@admissions.umass.edu
Contact: Kevin Kelly
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity more selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 68%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate 75%
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 65%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 30,853
Female applicants 16,180
Male applicants 14,673
Applicants accepted 20,858
Female applicants accepted 11,576
Male applicants accepted 9,282
Freshman enrollment 4,469
Female freshman enrollment 2,283
Male freshman enrollment 2,186
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants 8,924
Early action applicants accepted 6,695
Early action applicants enrolled 1,456
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action 33%

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 4,337
Students accepting place on wait list 1,308
Students accepted from wait list 102

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 46%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 100%
Average high school GPA 3.6
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.4-3.9
 

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 95%
SAT Critical Reading average score 572
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 520-620
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
 
SAT Math average score 595
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 540-640
 
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 16%
Average ACT Composite score 25
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 23-28
 
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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