The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Saint Joseph's University is a private (not-for-profit) and UMass Amherst is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Saint Joseph's University has more expensive tuition & fees ($47,940) than UMass Amherst ($36,964).
  • It is harder to admit to UMass Amherst than Saint Joseph's University.
  • UMass Amherst has a higher submitted SAT score (1,215) than Saint Joseph's University (1,215).
  • UMass Amherst has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Saint Joseph's University (28).
  • UMass Amherst has more students with 31,642 students while Saint Joseph's University has 6,779 students.
  • UMass Amherst has more full-time faculties with 1,452 faculties while Saint Joseph's University has 268 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Saint Joseph's University and University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Saint Joseph's UniversityUMass Amherst
Saint Joseph's Universityvs.UMass Amherst
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaLocationAmherst, Massachusetts
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$47,940Tuition & Fees
In-State$16,439
Out-Of-State$36,964
93% ($25,084)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)73% ($10,126)
$25,084Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,126
77.18 %Acceptance Rates57.58 %
15.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)19.63 %
1,215SAT Score1,355
28ACT Score31
81 %Graduation Rate83 %
10 %Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate89 %
6,779Student Population31,642
268Number of Faculties1,452
11 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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