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Academic Rigor
3.9608
Dorm Life
4.0379
Food and Dining
4.5778
Bang for the buck
4.2473
Clubs and Activities
4.6143
Campus Safety
4.2254
Most Helpful Review for University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Category: Bang for the buck
  • Review by: Naja from Millville, MA
  • 24 out of 27 people found this review helpful

For a great undergraduate education you don't need to spend tons of money, especially if you are planing to continue you education after undergrad. UMass Amherst has understanding professors, knowledgeable teaching assistants, award winning dining, and a campus designed to fit anyone's personality.

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  • Chely from Bedford, MA
  • Oct-15-2014 I am a current student here

    I would rate Umass Amherst as an overall good school to attend. It has grown and become more competitive which makes it look better and is also a good pick for those struggling financially. There are several majors to choose from that may not be offered in other schools along with several other benefits that made it my to pick.

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  • Anon
  • May-14-2014 I am a current student here

    UMass is a very awesome school. There is so much variety and opportunities to be taken advantage of here. Also, the marching band is one of the best you will ever see!

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  • Caroline from NH
  • Apr-29-2014 I am a current student here

    It's an incredibly large school, but it has a lot of opportunities. I love the campus, but there's a lot of construction going on all the time. There's a lot to do but it's very easy to get away from the noise and socialization if you need to.

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  • Megan from Ayer, MA
  • Apr-26-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    It appears to have a lot of opportunities for different studies. I have been accepted into the Honor college and from being around campus There are many different foods to choose from.

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  • James from Sudbury, MA
  • Mar-22-2014 I am a current student here

    A wonderful and diverse place for young people to further their education. UMass appeals to nearly any student with learning type.

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  • Abdulrahman from North Chelmsford, MA
  • Mar-16-2014 I am a current student here

    University of Massachusetts, Amherst is the best to go to. It is considered to be the hardest university school to get into.It is one of the best party schools!

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  • Gabrielle from Charlton, MA
  • Mar-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Planning to attend the University of Massachusetts Amherst was probably the best decision of my life! This school is full of opportunities and the only one stopping a student from achieving greatness is themselves. I could not imagine going anywhere else!hr

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  • Hannah from Scituate, MA
  • Feb-26-2014 I am a current student here

    UMass is honestly a place that brings great happiness, in the form of opportunities, friends, and moments that will last a lifetime. The food is scrumptious and healthy for you, too! You ma think UMass is full of partiers, but there are far more great things happening throughout our lively campus.

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  • Marie from Hazlet, NJ
  • Feb-24-2014 I am a current student here

    UMass Amherst is the perfect combination of a big school with a small college town. This school allows you to make so many connections with professors and graduate programs as well as to the greater Pioneer Valley community. There's lots of diversity in political views, race and student life.

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  • Kylie from Towaco, NJ
  • Feb-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Incredible opportunities at your fingertips in whatever field you choose to pursue. The professors are always available for whatever you need. The people here are great, and although there is always construction, it is a great atmosphere.

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