Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Massachusetts Amherst (Amherst, MA)


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University of Massachusetts Amherst is ranked 57 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 178 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 84%
Applicants who took ACT 28%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+10%
600-69941%
600+50%

SAT Math Score

700+18%
600-69949%
600+67%

ACT Score

30-3630%
24-2960%
24+89%

Students applied40,703
Students admitted24,275
Admission rate60%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate67%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$15,030
Fees$566
Room and board$12,258
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$28,854

Cost after need-based aid$18,605
Cost after non-need-based aid$23,722

Average debt at graduation$31,397

Out of State

Tuition$33,096
Fees$566
Room and board$12,258
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$46,920

Cost after need-based aid$36,671
Cost after non-need-based aid$41,788

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$49,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met85%
Average need-based aid$10,249
Average non-need-based aid$5,132

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment23,373

Full-Time

Men11,141
Women10,319

Part-Time

Men803
Women1,110

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.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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