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Address374 Whitmore Building 181 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01003
Phone413-545-0111
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
University of Massachusetts-Amherst Campus, Amherst, MA
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2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2020 tuition and fees of University of Massachusetts-Amherst are $16,389 for in-state students and $35,710 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2020 tuition and fees are $16,209 for in-state students and $31,724 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $16,907 for Massachusetts residents and $36,888 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2021 graduate school tuition & fees are $16,648 for Massachusetts residents and $32,628 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $57,700. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Computer Science program shows the highest salary with $75,400 after graduating.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$16,389$35,710
Graduate$16,209$31,724
UMass Amherst 2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$16,907$36,888
Graduate$16,648$32,628
University of Massachusetts-Amherst 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at University of Massachusetts-Amherst is 64% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,290.
The average graduation rate is 82%. Total 30,593 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2020 Key Academics Statistics at UMass Amherst
Admission Stats »64% Acceptance Rate / 21% Yield
Test Scores »1,290 SAT / 29 ACT
Graduation Rate »82%
Transfer-out Rate13%
Retention Rate91%(full-time), 31% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.88% (17 to 1)
Student Population »30,593 (23,515 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$9,757
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$57,700
Average Salary by Field of Study$21,600 - $75,400

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

University of Massachusetts-Amherst offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at UMass Amherst
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
UMass Amherst provides several student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at UMass Amherst
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of University of Massachusetts-Amherst. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 14,491. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $5,558.
UMass Amherst Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity14,491



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