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University of Massachusetts-Amherst Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

300 Massachusetts Avenue Amherst, MA 01003
Phone: (413) 545-0111
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University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Located in Amherst, MA
  • Public
  • 27,569 students enrolled
  • 66% admitted
  • $14,590 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Ace
  • Jan-04-2016 I am a current student here

    Visit the different parts of campus on a weekday and get a good feel for how most days are on the campus. Talk to administrators and teachers, sit in classes if you can, look over the requirements of your desired program, and don't be afraid to ask questions. This is your future.

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  • John from Weymouth, MA
  • Jun-10-2015 I am a current student here

    Get involved with as many different aspects of the college as possible. I know everyone says this, but getting involved early will help you find lifelong friends and find interests in things you may have never even known about before coming to school.

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  • Amanda from Tooele, UT
  • Jan-05-2015 I am a current student here

    Get to know your school and don't be afraid to talk to new people and try new things. Don't get distracted from your work, because that is easy to do. Be prepared and have fun.

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  • Joshua from Fall River, MA
  • Dec-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Managing your time well is very important. There is no shame in going to the teacher or teachers assistant for help when you don't understand things. Becoming friends with people in your class so that you have study partners is not a bad idea either.

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