University of Massachusetts Amherst

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)


Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

374 Whitmore Building 181 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA, 01003

(413) 545-0111

Public, 4-year or above 

First Professional

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $13,415 $12,797 $11,917
In State $13,415 $12,797 $11,917
Out of State $26,830 $25,585 $23,813
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
On Campus      
Room and Board $9,937 $9,512 $8,814
Other Expenses $1,400 $1,400 $1,400
Off Campus      
Room and Board $9,937 - -
Other Expenses $1,400 - -
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $3,400 - -

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Football Mid-American Conference
Basketball Atlantic 10 Conference
Baseball Atlantic 10 Conference
Cross Country/Track Atlantic 10 Conference

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
23.0% $4,347
State/Local Grant
53.0% $2,125
Institutional Grants
57.0% $5,541
Loans 64.0% $7,124
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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