50-50 Profile: University of Massachusetts Amherst

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University of Massachusetts-Amherst -Public

Amherst, Massachusetts
29,269 (22,748 undergraduates)
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2015-16 Accepted: 58%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 66%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 77%
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FINANCES

Total Expenses In-State: $29,268
Total Expenses Out-of-State: $46,501
Average Net Price 14-15: $19,109
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 9%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES

SAT CR: 640
SAT Math: 670
ACT: 30
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COMMON DATA SET

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 26%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 14.8%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 85.8%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 19.1%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $6,110

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Athletics

NCAA D1, Mid-American Conference

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Reasons to consider University of Massachusetts-Amherst (learn more):

Commonwealth Honors College
SBS Academic Leadership Fellows Program
Citizen Scholars Program (CSP)
Student Union Art Gallery
Center for Student Business
iCons: Integrated Concentration in Science
Bachelor’s Degree with Individual Concentration
Five College Interchange
Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets
Residential Academic Programs
Collaborative Undergraduate Research in Energy Program
Institute for Computational Biology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Institute for Cellular Engineering
Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies
Aviation Research and Training Center
MassNanoTech Institute
Cybersecurity InstituteSave

Commonwealth Honors College,
SBS Academic Leadership Fellows Program,
Citizen Scholars Program (CSP),
Student Union Art Gallery,
Center for Student Business,
iCons: Integrated Concentration in Science,
Bachelor's Degree with Individual Concentration,
Five College Interchange,
Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets,
Residential Academic Programs,
Collaborative Undergraduate Research in Energy Program,
Institute for Computational Biology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics,
Institute for Cellular Engineering,
Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies,
Aviation Research and Training Center,
MassNanoTech Institute,
Cybersecurity Institute

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