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University of Massachusetts - Amherst Admissions

UMass admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 60%. Students that get into UMass have an average SAT score between 1200-1390 or an average ACT score of 26-31. The regular admissions application deadline for UMass is January 15. Interested students can apply for early action, and the UMass early action deadline is November 5.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
60%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
41,690
SAT Range
1200-1390
SAT Reading
600-680
SAT Math
600-710
Students Submitting SAT
86%
ACT Range
26-31
ACT English
ACT Math
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
22%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
November 5
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$80
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
    Considered but not 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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