University of Massachusetts Amherst (Amherst, MA) – Best Values in Colleges
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Overall Ranking: 147
Public Colleges Ranking: 31 (out of state)
Public Colleges Ranking: 43 (in state)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Freshmen who submitted SAT 85%
Freshmen who submitted ACT 27%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+16%
600-69955%
600+71%

SAT Math Score

700+22%
600-69950%
600+72%

ACT Score

30-3638%
24-2953%
24+90%

Students applied41,922
Students admitted24,102
Admission rate57%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate67%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$15,406
Fees$666
Room and board$13,202
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$30,274

Cost after need-based aid$19,566
Cost after non-need-based aid$25,567

Average debt at graduation$31,860

Out of State

Tuition$34,089
Fees$666
Room and board$13,202
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$48,957

Cost after need-based aid$38,249
Cost after non-need-based aid$44,250

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$51,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met86%
Average need-based aid$10,708
Average non-need-based aid$4,707

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment23,388

Full-Time

Men10,998
Women10,579

Part-Time

Men737
Women1,074

Freshmen retained91%


# - 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.
† - Percentage of all undergraduates without need who received non-need-based aid.
‡ - Number of students who received non-need-based aid is less than 0.5%.
§ - For non-Mormons; $14,096 for Mormons.
* - All admitted students received a four-year tuition scholarship of $39,400 for the 2018-19 academic year.
& - Includes fees, room and board and estimated book expense.
NA - Not available.
NR – Not ranked.

SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2019 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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