How much does University of Massachusetts - Amherst cost?

University of Massachusetts - Amherst Cost of Attendance
In-state $15,887
Out-of-state $34,570
On-Campus Room and Board $12,626
Off-Campus Room and Board $11,503
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $12,520
$30,000-$48,000 $13,829
$48,000-$75,000 $17,473
$75,000-$110,000 $12,520
Over $110,000 $27,686

University of Massachusetts - Amherst Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 91% $9,757
Federal Grants 22% $4,970
Pell grants 22% $4,326
Other federal grants 20% $411
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 23% $1,793
Institutional grants or scholarships 82% $7,869
Student loan aid 57% $8,147
Federal student loans 56% $6,759
Other student loans 10% $16,273

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

University of Massachusetts - Amherst Admissions

What is University of Massachusetts - Amherst's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 60%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 87% of applicants
SAT Reading 600-680
SAT Math 600-710
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 22% of applicants
Composite Score 26-31

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University of Massachusetts - Amherst Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 23388
Living on campus 12%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
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2 Student Testimonials



Freshman · Sports Studies

UMass is my home away from home. The academics, people, food, and campus make everything here to love



Freshman · Computer Science

UMass is my home; the atmosphere here is infectious and so welcoming, student life/party culture is fantastic, academics are prestigious, and in-state tuition is affordable compared to other schools. Go UMass!

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About University of Massachusetts - Amherst

The University's mission is to provide an affordable and accessible education of high quality and to conduct programs of research and public service that advance knowledge and improve the lives of the people of the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world.


374 Whitmore Building 181 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Research Universities
Setting Large Suburb
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify