University of Massachusetts, Amherst
The Institution of Massachusetts, founded in 1863, is an open research university in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. UMass Amherst offers a diverse range of educational possibilities for full and part-time students, both on and off campus, with more than 100 major subject areas leading to bachelor's degrees, 77 master's, and 48 doctoral programmes.

Cost of attendance

University of Massachusetts Amherst is ranked #114 in Best Value Schools by US News & World Report. The average tuition fee at UMass Amherst for international students is USD 31,420for UG and USD 26,060 for PG.


UMass Amherst provides housing for incoming students and encourages a healthy culture of living and socialising on campus. There are 52 residence halls and apartment buildings spread throughout seven residential areas: Central, Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community, Northeast, Orchard Hill, Southwest, Sylvan, and North. North Apartments, NorthEast Area, Sylvan Area, and other undergraduate residence halls are available. Apart from essential amenities such as bedrooms and study areas outfitted with furniture and appliances, residential residences include recreational, social, and cultural centres. The cost of a Room for Expanded Housing is around $3,256.00. The average off-campus rent is from $1200 to $1500.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled at the university are 34778. and today we have more than 7,300 international students. The acceptance rate is 57.6 %.


The UMass Amherst campus is home to 12 schools, 11 of which are for undergraduate and graduate courses, and one that is solely for graduate students. Mount Ida College, a tiny, private university currently owned by UMass Amherst, is also located on the campus. Aside from the schools, the site contains a number of residential buildings, organisation centres, recreation facilities, libraries, labs, fields, and fine arts centres. The university makes significant contributions to the arts culture, and there are several sightseeing opportunities in the surrounding area. On campus, there are around 400 active groups in which students can participate. Every year, around 200 varsity events are held on campus. UMass University is well-known for its athletics programme.


The University of Massachusetts Amherst is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

Jobs and Placement

UMass Amherst has historically had a solid employment record, with top recruiting businesses such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, and Apple. The average first-year wage is 112,000 USD, which is around 82 lakhs. Approximately 83 percent of the 2022 batch's BS/BA graduates are employed or pursuing higher education, while approximately 90 percent of MS grads are doing the same.

QS Ranking

#246 in QS Top University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

It is positioned at 148 according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022.

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