University of Massachusetts-Amherst

University of Massachusetts-Amherst is located in Massachusetts, Boston.

It is ranked as #76 in Best National University.

Kiplinger ranking is 79.

It is a public University.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree in research
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Acceptance rate at University of Massachusetts-Amherst for undergraduate program was 59.92%.

Last year, 41690 students applied for undergraduate program and 24981 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 59.92% makes it relatively easy to get admission.

7078 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

2383 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 224 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst had 26840 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

265 students were enrolled in top 6 Masters degree programs.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst offers 87 graduate programs specialization.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is relatively easy.

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University of Massachusetts-Amherst has been ranked 76.

Kiplinger College Outstate rankings rank University of Massachusetts-Amherst at 79

and Kiplinger College instate rankings University of Massachusetts-Amherst at 71


Acceptance Rate: 63.8%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $29,529

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $35,112

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $9,768

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $7,847

University of Massachusetts-Amherst most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 412
Education : 165
Accounting , Accountancy : 135
Public Health : 100
Electrical and Electronics Engineering : 80

University of Massachusetts-Amherst most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Psychology : 461
Biology and Biological Sciences : 307
Public Health : 264
Finance : 254
Communication : 248