About UMass

University of Massachusetts-Amherst (UMass) — public non-profit university. It is located in Amherst, United States. UMass is a part of UMass System, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), Five Colleges, Incorporated. Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

International ratings acknowledge the university's MBA program as one of the most prestigious.

UMass does research in different fields of study and invites students to bachelor and master programs.

Location
Amherst, United States
Establishment year
1863
Students
31,293
International students
3,696
Acceptance rate
65%

UMass tuition fees

The academic calendar at UMass is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. One year of studying at UMass will cost local citizens a minimum of 4,999 USD. For foreigners, the tuition fee is different — from 26,993 USD per year. The educational institution helps with tuition fees through financial support programs. They are available to local and international students. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Scholarships
No
Financial AidAllowances and other types of social assistance
Yes
Bachelor
Local
12,497 USD/year
Foreign
26,993 USD/year
Master
Local
4,999 USD/year
Foreign
26,993 USD/year

Additionally

Also, consider other expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals, and personal expenses.

Room and board
on campus
13,329 USD/year
off campus
13,329 USD/year
Other expensesTransport, personal expenses, university fees
on campus
1,400 USD/year
off campus
1,400 USD/year

Bachelor degree in UMass

Enrollment in undergraduate programs is based on the results of entrance examinations. The student's GPA is also taken into account. Before applying, you need to pass the IELTS or TOEFL exam. UMass also provides online undergraduate programs.

Master's degree in UMass

The academic performance of a student in an undergraduate program plays an important role in the selection of candidates. It is impossible to enter UMass for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. There is an opportunity for admission to online master's programs at UMass.

UMass campus

The suburban campus of UMass combines features of an urban and rural campus. It is located outside the big city, which allows you to focus on your studies. However, it is also not too far, opening up access to more types of recreation, both outdoors and in the city (theaters, museums, restaurants). Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. UMass regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs. For locals, this is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the cultures of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

Campus Type
Suburban
Library
Yes

What to do after graduation

United States allows university graduates to stay in the country for one more year. Graduates can spend this time looking for a job in order to change their visa to a work one. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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Universities related to UMass

Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
TitleCountryCityBachelorMaster
16953University of Massachusetts-AmherstUSAAmherst
 
26,993 USD
 
26,993 USD
492Amherst CollegeUSAAmherst
 
19,995 USD
 
19,995 USD
1249Daemen CollegeUSAAmherst
 
19,995 USD
 
19,995 USD

Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
TitleCountryCityBachelorMaster
11Harvard UniversityUSACambridge
from  7,918 USD
to  52,645 USD
from  7,748 USD
to  73,420 USD
22Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSABoston
 
58,224 USD
 
58,224 USD
33Stanford UniversityUSAStanford
 
57,678 USD
from  56,472 USD
to  76,929 USD
54California Institute of TechnologyUSAPasadena
 
48,098 USD
 
48,098 USD
75Princeton UniversityUSAPrinceton
 
55,995 USD
 
53,876 USD