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University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Founded in 1863, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is public research university hosted on nearly 1,450 acres of land. It is the flagship campus of University of Massachusetts system.

Popularly known as UMass, the University of Massachusetts comprises of various schools and colleges: College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Humanities and Fine Arts, College of Information and Computer Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, College of Nursing, College of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Commonwealth Honors College, Isenberg School of Management, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, School of Agriculture and the Graduate School. The university offers 118 bachelor’s degree programs through nine schools. The university follows a semester based academic calendar.

The university is large, but through the Five College Interchange, students can take courses at smaller liberal arts colleges nearby: Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, Amherst College and Hampshire College. The university has a student population of over 29,000 students oh which more than 22,700 are enrolled in undergraduate programs. The university has a student to faculty ratio of 18:1 and acceptance rate of 58%. The university spends more than $200 million on research every year and contributes to the position of USA as a technological and economic leader.

UMass  is classified as a research university with Highest Research Activity, by the  Carnegie  Foundation of Advancement of Teaching.

Notable Alumni: Jeff Corwin (Host-Animal Planet's The Jeff Corwin Experience), Gerry Callahan (Sports writer for the Boston Herald and radio talk show personality for WEEI), Bonnie Dumanis (District Attorney of San Diego County)

University of Massachusetts Amherst Programs

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University of Massachusetts Amherst Application Requirements

2.9
GPA
37
IB
82
Percentage
60%
Acceptance Rate

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in University of Massachusetts Amherst in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.

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University of Massachusetts Amherst Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: $ 34,570

Masters:Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees. 

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees. 

University of Massachusetts Amherst Deadlines

Undergraduate: Fall: Early Action: November 1, Regular Decision: January 15; Spring: October 1

Graduate: February 1

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines. 

University of Massachusetts Amherst Rankings

Global

148
US News
246
QS
151 -200
Shanghai
147
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
64
US News
59
QS
59 -66
Shanghai
62
Times Higher Education
226
Forbes

University of Massachusetts Amherst Scholarships

1. Albert Pierpont Madeira Scholarship Endowment Fund

The Albert Pierpont Madeira Scholarship Endowment Fund is awarded to full time sophomores, juniors, and seniors students who have been recommended by the faculty at University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines:
To be eligible, an applicant:

- Should be full time sophomores, juniors, and seniors students who have been recommended by the faculty at the university.
- Should demonstrate good academic standing and services to the university and to their fellow students

How to Apply:
An applicant 

- Must sign in with the same user name and password you use to access the campus login portal at https://umass.academicworks.com/users/sign_in  to complete a general scholarship application at University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Once these applications and results are submitted, the received application will be auto-matched to the qualifying scholarships. Qualifying is an intermediate step between scholarship application submission by the applicant and selecting scholarship finalists by the University.

2. Amherst General Endowment Scholarship

The Amherst General Endowment Scholarship is awarded to full time undergraduate students pursuing studies at University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines:
To be eligible, an applicant:

- Should be full time undergraduate students pursuing studies at the university.

How to Apply:
An applicant 

- Must sign in with the same user name and password you use to access the campus login portal at https://umass.academicworks.com/users/sign_in  to complete a general scholarship application at University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Once these applications and results are submitted, the received application will be auto-matched to the qualifying scholarships. Qualifying is an intermediate step between scholarship application submission by the applicant and selecting scholarship finalists by the University.

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