University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester (UMMS)

Worcester, MA

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University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester

University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester

University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester Student Essentials

University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Website: www.umassmed.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Enrollment: 1,218

About UMMS

University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School is one of the largest medical and research institutions in the state. Academics include highly specialized medical degrees and some of the world’s most cutting-edge research programs.

Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, UMass Medical School has several divisions, one of which is the School of Medicine. The School of Medicine offers specializations in:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Neurobiology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Surgery

The School of Medicine also hires residents in numerous specializations that include everything from Psychiatry to Vascular Surgery.

UMass Medical School has a nursing school, too, which also offers diverse specializations including:

  • Nurse Education
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Cancer Care
  • Cardiovascular Therapy
  • Gerontological Care

The other division at UMass Medical School is dedicated to research. The school’s research institutes have undertaken innovative research in such areas as:

  • AIDS
  • Cancer
  • Gene Therapy
  • Diabetes
  • Mindfulness in Medicine
  • Global Health

UMass Medical School admissions requirements vary depending on the program and division to which one is applying. Medical school applicants must submit an admissions application, three letters of recommendation, transcripts and MCAT scores. They must also have an undergraduate degree and must have completed courses in the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and statistics.

Financial aid mostly consists of student loans. Applicants must submit a FAFSA if they wish to be considered for aid.

UMMS Location

University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester
55 Lake Ave North
Worcester, MA 01655


Getting Around UMMS

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Worcester, MA

Winter
Dec
36
23
Jan
31
17
Feb
35
20
Spring
Mar
43
27
Apr
55
37
May
66
47
Summer
Jun
74
56
Jul
79
62
Aug
77
60
Fall
Sep
70
53
Oct
58
42
Nov
48
33

UMMS Students

Total Students 1,218

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 74%
  • Asian: 12%
  • Unknown and Other: 7%
Latino 2%
African American 4%
Caucasian 74%
Asian 12%
Unknown and Other 7%

Full-Time 86%
Part-Time 14%
International 11%
Domestic 89%

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