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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

The University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 1003
(413) 545-0111

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1863. It is located in Amherst, MA. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts. UMass offers subjects including forensic nursing, healthcare, and nutrition. Students are offered 14 certificates, six degrees at the associates level, 79 bachelors level degrees, 70 degrees at the masters level, and 49 doctoral level degrees by it. In 2010, 27,569 students sought degrees from the 111 programs at this large university. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits this university. This university is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts.

Admission

In 2010, 31,030 students applied to this university for admission. It admitted 67% of applicants or 21,100 students. More than half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 31,030 students applied to this university for admission. It admitted 67% of applicants or 21,100 students. More than half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 68%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 72%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 63%

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 27,569 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 27,569 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 13785
  • Total Enrolled Female: 13785
  • Undergraduate Male: 10687
  • Undergraduate Female: 10687
  • Graduate Male: 3098
  • Graduate Female: 3098

Faculty Demographics

This university employs 1,859 faculty. About 80% of faculty are full-time, 19% of teachers are part-time, and about 59% of teachers are men.

Faculty Demographics

This university employs 1,859 faculty. About 80% of faculty are full-time, 19% of teachers are part-time, and about 59% of teachers are men.

  • Male: 1108
  • Female: 751
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