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University Of Massachusetts Amherst (MA): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public30,593 StudentsIn State: $31,674/yrOut of state: $50,357/yr

University Of Massachusetts Amherst offers 68% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $5,839. University Of Massachusetts Amherst is a public college located in Amherst, Massachusetts. Its student population is 30,593. It is a four-year, large, highly residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 60%. University Of Massachusetts Amherst 4 year graduation rate is 67% .


Merit Aid Stats For University Of Massachusetts Amherst


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$5,839

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 60%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.9
  • Avg. ACT 28.5
  • Avg. SAT 1295
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Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
University Of Massachusetts Amherst $50,357 68% $5,839 60%
Central Michigan University $24,889 67% $5,876 69%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in New England Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
University Of Massachusetts Amherst $50,357 68% $5,839 60%
Massachusetts College Of Liberal Arts $35,085 73% $2,798 74%
University Of Massachusetts Dartmouth $45,495 63% $4,424 78%
Colleges in New England Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
University Of Massachusetts Amherst 60 $103,000
Drake University 68 $99,900
University Of Rhode Island 69 $99,700
University Of Vermont 68 $99,400
Chapman University 54 $99,400
Butler University 68 $99,300
Albion College 68 $99,300
Ohio Wesleyan University 69 $99,200
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
University Of Massachusetts Amherst 60 $50,357
Hastings College 64 $45,330
Lake Erie College 65 $45,740
Catawba College 52 $45,842
University Of The Sciences 63 $45,848
University Of Indianapolis 69 $46,020
Stephens College 59 $46,082
Aquinas College 69 $46,154
Carroll University 69 $46,156
Manchester University 59 $46,162
Mount Mary University 62 $46,202
Concordia University Wisconsin 65 $46,322
Mars Hill University 57 $46,396
Drake University 68 $46,400
Iowa Wesleyan University 58 $46,519
Pfeiffer University 65 $46,558
University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign 62 $46,562
North Carolina Wesleyan College 63 $46,650
Morningside College 58 $46,660
The University Of Alabama 59 $46,686
University At Buffalo 56 $46,761
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
University Of Massachusetts Amherst 60 67%
Luther College 63 71%
Illinois Wesleyan University 59 71%
Southern Methodist University 51 71%
University Of Illinois At Urbana Champaign 62 70%
Augustana College 64 70%
Drake University 68 70%
Chapman University 54 69%
Ithaca College 69 69%
University Of San Diego 53 69%
Loyola University Chicago 68 69%
Allegheny College 64 69%
Saint Louis University 58 68%
Rose Hulman Institute Of Technology 68 68%
Springfield College 63 68%
Rollins College 67 68%
Robert Morris University Illinois 63 68%
Suny College At Geneseo 65 68%
Sacred Heart University 60 67%
Converse College 59 67%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
University Of Massachusetts Amherst 68% $5,839
Central Michigan University 67% $5,876
University Of Maryland Baltimore County 74% $5,766
University Of Akron Main Campus 74% $5,478
Suny College At Potsdam 60% $5,253
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