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Fast Facts

Fast Facts

Enrollment

8,647

undergraduate, graduate & continuing education students

43

states represented

46

countries represented

data as of 11.15.16

 

50/50

MALE/FEMALE RATIO

85%

MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENTS

32.1%

STUDENTS OF COLOR

data as of 11.15.16

 

Undergraduate Enrollment

6,999

37

states represented

34

countries represented

data as of 11.15.16

 

One of the five campuses of the public University of Massachusetts

Main campus

13

buildings

122

classrooms

113

labs & studios

710

acres on the SouthCoast of Massachusetts, between Providence, RI and Cape Cod
—just one hour from Boston


Learn more about our location

data as of 11.15.16

 

Undergraduate Academic Programs

80+

 

18:1

Student-faculty Ratio

5

COLLEGES

27

Average class size

392

Full-time faculty

95%

OF FULL-TIME FACULTY HOLD HIGHEST DEGREE IN THEIR FIELDS

1806

Courses offered per semester

data as of 11.15.16

 

First-year students living on campus

75%

54% of all undergraduate students live on campus in a variety of residential complexes

14

residence halls

11

resident directors: full-time professionals who live and work in their assigned residence halls

128

resident assistants: upperclass peers trained to provide support and resources for residential students

4

themed first-year residence halls with multiple living/learning communities for new students

data as of 12.2.15

 

Special Programs

honors

cooperative education

internships

independent learning projects

study abroad

 

Accepted

71%

of the more than 8,200 who apply each year are accepted

 

1,367

First-year students enrolled

3.21

AVERAGE HIGH SCHOOL GPA

1022

AVERAGE SAT I (CRITICAL READING & MATH)

data as of 2.18.16

 

Financial aid

of undergraduates who apply for financial aid receive it

 

data as of 8.4.15

 

Student Organizations

147

 

5 Fraternities
4 Sororities

11 MEN'S
12 WOMEN'S
NCAA DIVISION III SPORTS

1,300 STUDENTS
Involved IN INTRAMURAL SPORTS

data as of 11.15.16

 

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