The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UR is a private (not-for-profit) and UMass Amherst is a public 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 Richmond and University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
URUMass Amherst
URvs.UMass Amherst
University of Richmond, VirginiaLocationAmherst, Massachusetts
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$58,570Tuition & Fees
72% ($36,824)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)73% ($10,126)
$36,824Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,126
32.97 %Acceptance Rates57.58 %
24.27 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)19.63 %
-SAT Score1,355
-ACT Score31
88 %Graduation Rate83 %
9 %Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate89 %
4,056Student Population31,642
427Number of Faculties1,452
8 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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