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Can I get into UMass? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 23,403 out of 40,130 applicants or 58% were admitted making UMass a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. University of Massachusetts Amherst typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||22%||20%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Massachusetts Amherst and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1115. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1285 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 87 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1370 and Above||Good||>70%|
|1285 to 1370||Avg +||58%-70%|
|1200 to 1285||Avg -||45%-58%|
|1115 to 1200||Reach||32%-45%|
|Less than 1115||Low||<32%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Massachusetts Amherst. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Massachusetts Amherst was 3.73 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UMass accepts 58% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||32%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||5%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||1%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Massachusetts Amherst and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166629 IPEDS survey data for University of Massachusetts Amherst.