The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Fordham University is a private (not-for-profit) and UMass Amherst is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Fordham University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,161) than UMass Amherst ($36,964).
  • It is harder to admit to Fordham University than UMass Amherst.
  • UMass Amherst has a higher submitted SAT score (1,320) than Fordham University (1,320).
  • UMass Amherst has higher submitted ACT score (30) than Fordham University (30).
  • UMass Amherst has more students with 31,642 students while Fordham University has 16,364 students.
  • UMass Amherst has more full-time faculties with 1,452 faculties while Fordham University has 747 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Fordham University and University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Fordham UniversityUMass Amherst
Fordham Universityvs.UMass Amherst
Bronx, New YorkLocationAmherst, Massachusetts
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$56,161Tuition & Fees
In-State$16,439
Out-Of-State$36,964
82% ($30,115)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)73% ($10,126)
$30,115Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,126
46.44 %Acceptance Rates57.58 %
10.89 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)19.63 %
1,320SAT Score1,355
30ACT Score31
83 %Graduation Rate83 %
10 %Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate89 %
16,364Student Population31,642
747Number of Faculties1,452
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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