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Best Values in Colleges

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University of Massachusetts Amherst (Amherst, MA)


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University of Massachusetts Amherst is ranked 56 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 209 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 91%
Applicants who took ACT 22%

SAT Verbal Score

700+9%
600-69939%
600+48%

SAT Math Score

700+16%
600-69949%
600+65%

ACT Score

30-3627%
24-2961%
24+87%

Students applied37,183
Students admitted22,804
Admission rate61%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate63%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$11,684
Fees$2,672
Room and board$12,028
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$27,384

Cost after need-based aid$17,731
Cost after non-need-based aid$23,074

Average debt at graduation$30,453

Out of State

Tuition$28,017
Fees$2,672
Room and board$12,028
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$43,717

Cost after need-based aid$34,064
Cost after non-need-based aid$39,407

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$49,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met81%
Average need-based aid$9,653
Average non-need-based aid$4,310

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment22,252

Full-Time

Men10,704
Women9,980

Part-Time

Men639
Women929

Freshmen retained90%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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