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 Saint Joseph's University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Saint Joseph's University has more expensive tuition & fees ($47,940) than UMass Amherst ($36,427).
  • It is harder to admit to UMass Amherst than Saint Joseph's University.
  • UMass Amherst has a higher submitted SAT score (1,295) than Saint Joseph's University (1,195).
  • UMass Amherst has higher submitted ACT score (30) than Saint Joseph's University (26).
  • 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 - University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Saint Joseph's University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UMass AmherstSaint Joseph's University
UMass Amherstvs.Saint Joseph's University
Amherst, MassachusettsLocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$16,439
Out-Of-State$36,427
Tuition & Fees$47,940
73% ($10,126)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)93% ($25,084)
$10,126Average Amount of Financial Aid$25,084
57.58 %Acceptance Rates77.18 %
19.63 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)15.54 %
1,295SAT Score1,195
30ACT Score26
83 %Graduation Rate81 %
-Transfer-out Rate10 %
89 %Retention Rate89 %
31,642Student Population6,779
1,452Number of Faculties268
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 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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