University of Massachusetts, Amherst, , Amherst, Massachusetts

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University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Company Name: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Status: Active
State: Massachusetts
County: Hampshire
City/town: Amherst
Post: 01002
Phone: (413)545-0222
Fax: unknown
Email: unknown
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Review: The University of Massachusetts Amherst (otherwise known as UMass or UMass Amherst) is a public research and land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts and the flagship of the University of Massachusetts system. With 1,174 faculty members and more than 27,000 students, UMass Amherst is the largest public university in New England. The university offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees in 86 undergraduate and 72 graduate areas of study, through eight schools and colleges. The main campus is situated north of downtown Amherst, Massachusetts. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is categorized as a Research University with very high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. In 2009, UMass Amherst had research expenditures of $130 million. UMass Amherst sports teams are called the Minutemen and Minutewomen, the colors being maroon and white; the school mascot is Sam the Minuteman. All teams participate in NCAA Division I. The university is a member of the Atlantic Ten Conference, while playing ice hockey in Hockey East. In football, UMass currently competes in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) at the FCS level, but in 2012 they will upgrade to the FBS level and transition to the Mid-American Conference (MAC).

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Complete Academic Data

Type: Public- 4-year or above
Carnegie Classification: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Student to Faculty Ratio: 18:1
Total Student Population (Graduate + Undergraduate): 27,016
Undergraduate Population: 20,873
Percent Admitted: 67.0%
SAT Composite Range: 1060-1260
Enrollment by Gender, Male: 50%
Enrollment by Gender, Femail: 50%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 7.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Black or African American: 5.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Hispanic/Latino: 4.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, White: 65.0%
Attendance Status, Full-Time: 79.6%
Attendance Status, Part-Time: 20.4%

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Complete Tuition Data

In-State Tuition: $11,917
Out of State Tuition: $23,813
Books and Supplies: $1,000
Total Annual Cost: $34,823

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Complete Financial Aid Data

Percent of Student Receiving Any Financial Aid: 84.0%
Percent of Student Receiving Any Grants: 56.0%
Total Grant Aid Received by Student Body: $84,966,855
Undergraduate Application Fee: $70

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Complete Student Life Data

Calendar System: Semester
Campus Housing Offered: Yes
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