University of Massachusetts - Amherst Reviews

3.8 out of 5 stars
(47 Reviews)
  • Amherst (MA)
  • Annual Tuition: $34,570
93% of 47 students said this degree improved their career prospects
96% of 47 students said they would recommend this school to others
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4.6 out of 5 stars
happy umass grad - 7/22/2016
Degree: Electrical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2005
"Great place to go; good education, nice area to live in, 5 colleges in the surrounding towns."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Kenneth Asahan - 4/15/2016
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2010
"Wonderful experience. Professors were well organized and very easy to get a hold of. Graduate programs staff were very helpful and willing to assist in every way possible. Would recommend this school, hands down as the best Graduate/OnLine experience."
3.9 out of 5 stars
April - 10/26/2015
Degree: Cultural Studies
Graduation Year: 2014
"Even though the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a large university, my programs felt small. I really enjoyed classes with most of my Spanish professors, and the work load was definitely manageable. Going to a public school was well worth it for me. I was able to graduate with two Bachelor's degrees by taking 150 credits over the course of four years. I was also part of the Commonwealth Honors College, which has both some benefits and some drawbacks. My suggestion is come to this school if you know that the program you plan on participating in is small."
3.3 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 10/26/2015
Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2015
"Awesome student-powered businesses, groups, and events! Plenty of amazing students doing amazing independent projects. However, the administration is lacking in their connection with their own students."
4.1 out of 5 stars
smith - 10/26/2015
Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2013
"*Excellent, a very diverse school that helped stimulate learning process."
3.0 out of 5 stars
Becky - 10/26/2015
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2015
"UMass Amherst was the perfect stepping stone between high school student living at home to working graduate. It was the best four years of my life so far. It is also not a school to be taken lightly. In fact, I was not mentally prepared for how hard I would have to work at all of the classes. But it was well worth it."
3.9 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 10/5/2015
Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2013
"A top rank research university that doesn't stand out until you get there and get to see the rich culture the area brings but also the immense number of different classes you can take with top tier researchers and professors surrounding you at all times."
4.4 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 9/29/2015
Degree: Sports Management
Graduation Year: 2014
"I loved UMass Amherst. Great classes. professors and social life. Loved the big school feel"
3.1 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 9/29/2015
Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2014
"Went here just for grad school. Good place to go if you want to find a job in Boston."
2.7 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 9/23/2015
Degree: Cultural Studies
Graduation Year: 2014
"I really only experienced the Japanese department, as my class schedule was very focused. But the Japanese department is full of expert professors who really want to help you learn and students who are sincerely interested in their subjects. Also, grad student housing is fantastic."

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