The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UMass Amherst is a public and Fordham University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Fordham University has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,776) than UMass Amherst ($36,964).
  • It is harder to admit to Fordham University than UMass Amherst.
  • Fordham University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,355) than UMass Amherst (1,355).
  • Fordham University has higher submitted ACT score (31) than UMass Amherst (31).
  • UMass Amherst has more students with 32,045 students while Fordham University has 16,986 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 - University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Fordham University.
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UMass Amherstvs.Fordham University
Amherst, MassachusettsLocationBronx, New York
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$16,439
Out-Of-State$36,964
Tuition & Fees$55,776
80% ($9,734)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)84% ($31,960)
$9,734Average Amount of Financial Aid$31,960
57.58 %Acceptance Rates46.44 %
19.63 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)10.89 %
1,355SAT Score1,390
31ACT Score32
84 %Graduation Rate83 %
-Transfer-out Rate10 %
91 %Retention Rate88 %
32,045Student Population16,986
1,452Number of Faculties747
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 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 services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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