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University of Massachusetts Amherst


The University of Massachusetts Amherst better known as UMass Amherst was established in 1863 as Massachusetts Agricultural College. In 2003 it was renamed as University of Massachusetts in 1947. More than 20,000 students of this university are offered over 90 undergraduate and 65 graduate programs on various fields of study. This is the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system and is highly acclaimed for offering courses on subjects such as landscaping and horticulture, liberal arts as well as science and media. The campus of UMass Amherst winds through some 1,450-acres of area and is located in the picturesque Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. The place is some 90 miles from the city of Boston and 175 miles from sparkling amenities of New York City. This means, being in a pastoral setting, you can easily enjoy all the enthralling amenities of metropolitan cities.

Course Details:

UMass Amherst offers wide variety of courses to the students. Here you will find undergraduate, certificate, masters and doctoral programs in the fields of landscaping, horticulture, liberal arts as well as science and media. UMass Amherst degree programs include the following:

  • Agricultural science and management
  • Animal science and care
  • Architecture and planning
  • Business and management
  • Fine arts
  • Hospitality
  • Landscaping and horticulture
  • Law
  • Liberal arts
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Nursing and emergency medicine
  • Nutrition and exercise therapy
  • Religion and philosophy
  • Science
  • Computer science and engineering
  • Conservation and resource management
  • Design
  • Drama and performing arts
  • Education and teaching
  • Engineering
  • Family and social work
  • Therapy and counseling

    Admission Procedures:

    UMass Amherst does not follow open admission system and selects its students from the qualified applicants. For admission, prospective students have to request for information or visit the campus. With the completed admission form, the freshmen students are required to submit official high school transcript, SAT-I or ACT scores, an essay as well as letters of recommendation. For the applicants' whose first language is not English, have to submit scores of English language proficiency test.

    Accommodation facilities:

    Campus housing facilities are offered by UMass Amherst and most of the students live on campus. For freshmen students it is a must to live on campus. In addition, number of off campus housing facilities is also present in the neighboring areas. There are several students' organizations functioning in the region. Sports that are mostly popular in UMass Amherst are Field Hockey, Football, Hockey, Lacrosse, Rowing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Tennis, Track & Field as well as Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming & Diving.

    Contact Details:

    University Of Massachusetts Amherst
    Amherst, MA 01003
    General Phone: (413) 545-0111