University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst Online Learning

Online courses are an excellent option for busy students, and some - especially older students and those who work full-time - may even wish to get their entire degree online. Keep reading to find out more about your online learning opportunities at University of Massachusetts Amherst.

On this page you will find:

Online Bachelor’s Degrees at UMass Amherst

8 Online Bachelor's Programs
1,545 Online Bachelor's Degrees
UMass Amherst offers 8 online bachelor's degrees. During the most recent year for which data is available, 1,545 students obtained their bachelor's degree in one of these fields:

Online Bachelor’s Degree Number of Grads
Accounting 192
Agricultural Production 27
Business Administration & Management 250
Finance & Financial Management 254
Hospitality Management 161
Marketing 145
Nursing 183
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 333

The average full-time tuition for out-of-state undergraduates at UMass Amherst is $35,112. Part time students pay $1,500 per credit hour. For more information on costs, see our UMass Amherst tuition and fees page.

Online Master’s Degrees at UMass Amherst

8 Online Master's Programs
927 Online Master's Degrees
You can get an online master's degree in 8 different fields at UMass Amherst. The following table shows which subject areas are offered online and the number of recent graduates in each one.

Online Master’s Degree Number of Grads
Accounting 135
Business Administration & Management 412
Electrical Engineering 80
Engineering-Related Fields 11
General Education 165
Nursing 17
Nutrition Science 7
Public Health 100

The average full-time tuition for out-of-state graduate students at UMass Amherst is $29,529. Part time graduate students pay $1,792 per credit hour.

How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at UMass Amherst?

3,725 Undergrad Degree Seekers
171 Undergrad Non-Seekers
2,607 Graduate Students
In the 2017-2018 academic year, 6,503 students took at least one online class at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Of these students, 3,725 were seeking an undergraduate degree, 171 were undergraduates who were not enrolled in a degree program (non-seekers), and 2,607 were graduate students.

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All Online Students at UMass Amherst

6,503 Took At Least One Online Class
3,607 Took All Classes Online
49.13% Out of State Students
Of the 30,593 students at University of Massachusetts Amherst, 21.26% (6,503) took at least one class online. About 11.79% (3,607) took all of their courses online. Those students who took classes exclusively online were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at University of Massachusetts Amherst for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 6,503 3,607
2016-2017 6,689 3,615
2015-2016 7,417 3,547
2014-2015 7,058 3,263
2013-2014 6,173 3,028

Online Undergraduate Degree Seekers at UMass Amherst

3,725 Took At Least One Online Class
1,061 Took All Classes Online
36.48% Out of State Students
In 2017-2018, 23,202 undergraduate students attended University of Massachusetts Amherst. Of these students 16.05% (3,725) took at least one class online. 4.57% (1,061) of undergraduate degree seekers took classes exclusively online. Those who took all of their classes online were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online undergraduate degree students at University of Massachusetts Amherst for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 3,725 1,061
2016-2017 3,928 1,122
2015-2016 4,784 1,117
2014-2015 4,644 984
2013-2014 3,857 877

Online Undergraduate Non-Degree Seekers at UMass Amherst

171 Took At Least One Online Class
163 Took All Classes Online
53.37% Out of State Students
Of the 313 undergraduate non-seekers at University of Massachusetts Amherst, 54.63% (171) took at least one class online. About 52.08% (163) took all of their courses online. Those non-seekers who took classes exclusively online were from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at University of Massachusetts Amherst for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 171 163
2016-2017 173 165
2015-2016 210 189
2014-2015 173 163
2013-2014 230 219

Online Graduate Students at UMass Amherst

2,607 Took At Least One Online Class
2,383 Took All Classes Online
54.47% Out of State Students
During the 2017-2018 academic year, 7,078 graduate students attended University of Massachusetts Amherst, and 36.83% (2,607) were enrolled in at least one online class. 33.67% (2,383) of these students took classes exclusively online. Those graduate students who only took online courses were originally from the following places:

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The table below shows the total number of online students at University of Massachusetts Amherst for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,607 2,383
2016-2017 2,588 2,328
2015-2016 2,423 2,383
2014-2015 2,241 2,116
2013-2014 2,086 1,932

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