Online Program Overview

University of Massachusetts-Amherst is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Amherst, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For the academic year 2020-2021, the tuition & fees are $16,439 for Massachusetts residents and $36,427 for other students on average.

It offers 304 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 45 programs - 14 Certificate, 1 Associates, 9 Bachelors, 8 Masters, 1 Doctorate, 12 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters Certificate.
Online Degrees / Programs Overview
School NameUniversity of Massachusetts-Amherst
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address374 Whitmore Building 181 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA
Online Students3,499 Enrolled Online Exclusively
1,144 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$16,439
Out-of-State$36,427
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Online Degree Programs
Total45 Programs
Certificate14 Programs
Associates1 Programs
Bachelors9 Programs
Masters8 Programs
Doctorate1 Programs
Post-Graduate12 Programs

2021 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 tuition & fees and costs trends last 5 years at University of Massachusetts-Amherst . Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Massachusetts residents, the tuition & fees are $16,439 and $36,427 for non-Massachusetts residents.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $695 for Massachusetts residents and $1,500 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is $930 for Massachusetts residents and $1,792 for out-of-state students.
Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Undergraduate (In-State)$14,971$15,411$15,887$16,389$16,439
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$32,204$33,477$34,570$35,710$36,427
Graduate (In-State)$15,613$15,367$15,782$16,209$16,235
Graduate (Out-of-State)$31,733$29,991$30,845$31,724$32,341
Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Undergraduate (In-State)$663$682$704$695$695
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$1,428$1,484$1,535$1,500$1,500
Graduate (In-State)$856$882$906$930$930
Graduate (Out-of-State)$1,645$1,694$1,742$1,792$1,792
Tuition & Fees Trends last 5 years

Online Programs By Area of Study

University of Massachusetts-Amherst offers 304 degree programs through Certificate, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs. Of that, 45 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 14 Certificate, 1 Associates, 9 Bachelors, 8 Masters, 1 Doctorate, 12 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters. The following table summarizes the number of degree programs by degree types.
Total Number of Online Degree Programs
CertificateAssociatesBachelors MastersDoctorate Post-Graduate
Online Programs1419 8112
Overall Programs49784 785531
The next tables list each online program with offered degrees. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. It includes the completers through on-campus classes and hybrid on/offline classes as well as completely online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

You may want to see all online schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Agriculture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business

Distance Learning Program Student Population

At University of Massachusetts-Amherst, there are 31,350 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 4,643 students were attending classes through distance learning (3,499 students are enrolled exclusively and 1,144 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment31,350
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,499
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,144
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses26,707
By student location, out of a total of 3,499 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 1,832 Massachusetts Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 1,593 students living in the U.S. States other than Massachusetts, and 36 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,499
Massachusetts Resident1,832
Other State In U.S.1,626
Outside of U.S.36
Distance Learning Enrollment By Degree
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,499
Undergraduate1,217
Graduate2,282
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses1,217
Degree/Certificate Seeking1,032
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking185


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