The University of Massachusetts-Amherst is a fairly selective school. The institution receives about 42,000 applications every admission cycle from incoming students. The acceptance rate tends to be around 60 percent which equates to about 25,000 students who passed the admission process of the institution. But, when the semester begins, only about 5,050 or 20% of the applicants who received the letter of acceptance from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst choose to attend. The ratio of the candidates who applied is 48% and 51% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 49% were typically women and 50% were men.

First-year students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to the University of Massachusetts-Amherst when filling out the application. In most cases, accepted applicants have test scores in the range of 26 - 31 for ACT or 1,200 - 1,390 for SAT. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual credit. the University of Massachusetts-Amherst’s undergraduate application fee is $80. To apply at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, you will need to file these documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution highly suggests that students have Formal demonstration of competencies, and Secondary school rank.

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Student ACT Scores

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Student SAT Scores

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75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2018 Admissions Cycle
Applications
41,690
Male 20,044
Female 21,646

 

Acceptance
24,981
Male 11,623
Female 13,358

 

Enrollment Total
5,047
Male 2,558
Female 2,489


Acceptance Rate
59.9%
Male
58%
Female
61.7%

 

Yield
20.2%
Male
22%
Female
18.6%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$80


Graduate

$80



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Formal demonstration of competencies
    Secondary school rank

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