|Setting:||Small Town Setting|
|Size:||Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
University of Massachusetts Amherst doesn’t only attract high-performing students from all over the state. A massive center for research and education with numerous on and off-campus opportunities, UMass manages to bring in students from all over the country and even the world.
Amherst, Massachusetts, where UMass is located, is the epitome of a college town, with its cafes, restaurants, bookstores and throngs of students from Amherst’s four other colleges.
In addition to the college-town atmosphere, UMass’ tens of thousands of students benefit from the rich academics at the university itself, which includes 88 major subject areas leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.
UMass is also part of a five-college system, allowing students access to the four other area schools: Smith College, Hampshire College, Mt. Holyoke and Amherst College, each of which has its own specialized offerings.
With more than 200 student organizations and extensive study abroad, internship and research opportunities UMass provides a comprehensive university experience.
Financial aid options for eligible students at UMass include the standard loans, grants, work-study and scholarship offerings. There may also be fellowships and assistantships available for certain graduate departments.
60% of students gave University of Massachusetts, Amherst 4 stars overall.
UMass is a large school that can either overwhelm or provide a launchpad for almost any direction. It's easy to skate by without distinction, but if you're willing to put in the effort you can get a first rate education. Your success is entirely on you.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
374 Whitmore Building 181 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003
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Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||24,820|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||32,000|
- Latino: 5%
- African American: 4%
- Caucasian: 68%
- Asian: 7%
- Unknown and Other: 16%
|Unknown and Other||16%|
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