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University of Massachusetts Amherst Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

27,569 students

66% admitted

  • 22,193 full time
  • 5,376 part time
  • 11,180 men full time
  • 11,013 women full time
  • 32,564 applied
  • 21,373 admitted
  • 4,689 enrolled

20,791 Undergraduates

$9,937 tuition/year

  • 6,196 Graduates
  • 582 Non-Degree
  • $9,937 out of state
  • $11,701 fees
  • $9,937 room & board
  • $1,000 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: New England Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Maroon and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Ashley from West Yarmouth, MA
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  • Due to the wide range of educational opportunities--whether those are research-based, scientific, liberal, political or extra curricular--The University of Massachusetts Amherst ensures that there's a niche designated for every type…

  • Oct-27-2012 Read More
  • Julia from Westlake Village, CA
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  • The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a large and diverse campus with endless opportunities and resources. This school benefits students who can take the initiative to take advantage of these…

  • Dec-27-2012 Read More
  • Sarah from Danvers, MA
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  • umass is a great school within a great environment. the school is huge but you can make it as big or little as you want it to be. i feel…

  • Mar-12-2012 Read More
  • Beyang from Fitchburg, MA
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  • With over 20,000 students, UMass is a city within a college campus. It provides you with an unlimited range of academic resources, booming social activity, and a comfortable lifestyle away…

  • Mar-26-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 2
  • Abigail from Windham, NH
  • Jan-04-2012 I am a current student here

    UMass is a big school, and it feels like it. Even with over 200 registered student organizations on campus, it can still be hard to find where you belong. The administration does not put students first, and often it feels like more of a corporation than a college.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Dec-26-2011 I am a current student here

    I couldn't of asked for a better school. I absolutely love it here at UMASS Amherst! There is so much to do and the food here is fantastic.

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  • 5
  • Shannon from Medford, MA
  • Jul-26-2011 I am a current student here

    UMass Amherst with its diverse campus and plethora of student activities really has something to offer everyone. There are just so many different types of students and opportunities available from honor societies to intermurals to an extensive Greek life program that it is very easy to find a niche and people with similar interests as yourself. Through hallway events freshman year and campus sponsored activities I have made some deep friendships and have enjoyed everyday of my college experience despite the coursework. The university really puts in effort to put on quality campus events such as Morning Mixers, activity expos, and various shows and dances that are really a blast if you take advantage of them.

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  • 5
  • Gabrielle
  • Jul-13-2011 I am a current student here

    Living on campus is such a fun, wonderful experience! There are many many versatile people to meet. There is pretty much a club for any type of interest you may have, and if there isn't, you can easily start one! There is never a dull moment on campus and always so many events to attend such as a volleyball game on Southwest Beach, a concert, or community service opportunity.

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  • 5
  • Student from Dartmouth, MA
  • Jul-11-2011 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Although I always thought I would be going to a small school, after visiting I was no longer afraid, per se, of going to a school as large as Umass Amherst. It is almost like a city, in that there are always places to go and things to do, but it seems small and intimate enough that you will never feel lost or out of place. There are also two bustling, beautiful collegetowns nearby.

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