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University of Massachusetts - Amherst Admissions

UMass admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 58%. Students that get into UMass have an average SAT score between 1180-1360 or an average ACT score of 26-31. The regular admissions application deadline for UMass is rolling. Interested students can apply for early action, and the UMass early action deadline is November 5.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
58%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
42,043
SAT Range
1180-1360
SAT Reading
590-670
SAT Math
590-690
Students Submitting SAT
85%
ACT Range
26-31
ACT English
ACT Math
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
27%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
November 5
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$80
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
46%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.87 responses
Poll
46%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.87 responses
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