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University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ranked #67 US News US Rankings 2023

Founded
1863
Total students
32,229
International students
3,807
Student to staff ratio
18:1
Nationalities represented
107

Why University of Massachusetts Amherst?

University of Massachusetts is a top 30 public school located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a dynamic college town under two hours from Boston. We are the flagship university of the University of Massachusetts system. Our revolutionary spirit drives students to explore career-making opportunities during their studies so they can make a difference in the real world. We offer meaningful research collaborations with faculty, multi-industry companies and tech hubs.

67US News US Rankings 2023

Campus and location

University of Massachusetts Amherst campuses

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Main campus
UMASS - Amherst Campus

Amherst Campus

Located in the picturesque Pioneer Valley, Amherst Campus is less than two hours from Boston, Massachusetts and has a traditional American university setting. The birthplace of Emily Dickenson, Amherst offers the freedom to express your creativity, kilometers of hiking and biking trails and opportunities to attend cultural events throughout the entire historic valley.

Costs and Entry Requirements

Typical costs

Typical entry requirements for University of Massachusetts are shown below. Please note that specific admissions requirements may vary by academic program.

While tuition fees, accommodation prices and food costs may vary depending on your chosen degree, student residences and personal spending habits, below you'll find an estimated cost of attendance at University of Massachusetts.

Please visit the university's website for more information on costs.

Academic year

Cost

Approximate amount per year (USD)

Tuition Fees

$31,336 - $37,405

Accommodation

$2,882 - $7,606

Meals

$1,669 - $3,696

Insurance

$408 - $1,598

ESTIMATED TOTAL

$36,295

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$50,305

Scholarships

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Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements for University of Massachusetts Amherst are shown below. Please note that specific admissions requirements may vary by academic program.

GPA: 3.0

English language: TOEFL 80/ IELTS 6.5

Top Ranked Subjects

38

Graduate: Computer Engineering

49

Graduate: Materials Engineering

53

Graduate: Business

57

Best Engineering Schools

63

Graduate: Mechanical Engineering

Accommodation

There is currently no on-campus graduate housing. Off campus housing information can be found online: https://offcampushousing.umass.edu/

Information about accommodation can be found on University of Massachusetts’ website

Services and facilities

University of Massachusetts’ facilities are built with experiential learning in mind. The Isenberg Business Innovation Hub is the center of a growing business program, with new technology enabled classrooms, a business innovation lab and architecture designed specifically to encourage collaboration.

University of Massachusetts is a research powerhouse, with 30 computer science research centers, laboratories and groups to advance research and discovery. The Life Sciences Laboratories house dozens of core facilities that reflect modern design and environmental sustainability, including 3D printing workshops, rentable lab spaces, and computational modeling services.

All students can take advantage of the resources at our newly renovated student union built to embrace student entrepreneurship, multidisciplinary learning and leadership.

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