Dismiss notification

Interested in this school?

Please type at least the first 4 letters of the school name.


What are others saying about University of Massachusetts Amherst?

Academic Rigor
Dorm Life
Food and Dining
Bang for the buck
Clubs and Activities
Campus Safety
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.

Read the full review

To find more tips for prospective students, what to do for fun and whether this school is great for a particular type of student read the 180 reviews for University of Massachusetts Amherst

Got something to say?
Create an account to write a review

Need more information?

Curious about something that isn't answered here? Feel free to ask University of Massachusetts Amherst a question

Discuss this School on Facebook

Discussion Rules and Guidelines
  • Don't be a hater. Be polite and respectful. We ban people who post offensive comments.
  • The college may or may not be monitoring these discussions. You can always ask this college a question.
  • If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Cappex Support:


Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
  • 0
  • 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!

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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!

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 0
  • 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.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Jan-27-2014 I am a current student here

    The school is filled with friendly people and professors, even the professors note how kind the students are. There are plenty of opportunities here, including clubs, assistantships, and volunteer opportunities. It also has the option of signing up for classes at the other neighboring colleges, which is great and expands your class options.

    Read More