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 UR is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • UR has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,570) than UMass Amherst ($36,964).
  • It is harder to admit to UR than UMass Amherst.
  • UMass Amherst has more students with 31,642 students while UR has 4,056 students.
  • UMass Amherst has more full-time faculties with 1,452 faculties while UR has 427 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Massachusetts-Amherst and University of Richmond.
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UMass Amherstvs.UR
Amherst, MassachusettsLocationUniversity of Richmond, Virginia
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Tuition & Fees$58,570
73% ($10,126)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)72% ($36,824)
$10,126Average Amount of Financial Aid$36,824
57.58 %Acceptance Rates32.97 %
19.63 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)24.27 %
1,355SAT Score-
31ACT Score-
84 %Graduation Rate89 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate93 %
31,642Student Population4,056
1,452Number of Faculties427
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio8 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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