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The University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Breakdown of “Extracurricular Activities” at UMass-Amherst

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By Gender
MalesB
FemalesB+
By Major
AccountingB
Agriculture/HorticultureB+
Animal StudiesA
AnthropologyC+
Art & Design DepartmentB-
BiologyB
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringA
Civil EngineeringB+
CommunicationsB
Computer EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceA-
CriminalB+
EconomicsA-
EducationC+
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentB+
EnglishB
FinanceA
Geography and GeosciencesA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
JournalismA
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B-
LinguisticsA-
MathB
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Music EducationA+
Natural ResourcesB
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA
NursingA-
OtherB+
PhilosophyA-
PhysicsA
Political ScienceB+
PreLaw and LegalB+
PreMed and MedicalA-
PsychologyB+
Social WorkA
SociologyB+
UndecidedB-

Against similar schools

Extracurricular Activities compared with similar schools in class.

University of Massachusetts - Amherst
 B+
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
Brown University
 A
Yale University
 A-
Princeton University
 B
Cornell University
 A-
Stanford University
 A-
Boston University
 B
F
A+

Extracurricular Activities

... Sports-There seems to be plenty of enthusiasm for our Football team but not as much for any other sport ...Read full comment
... I recall one night in my freshman dorm where kids were literally running around the hallways drinking; the peer mentor on the floor was partaking...Read full comment
... If you like little interaction with faculty and administration, if you are willing to walk 20 minutes to class or to a party, if you hate schools...Read full comment
... People also have no creativity in activities ...Read full comment
... All the clubs/extracurriculars I have encountered are like high school cliques- but worse ...Read full comment
... On such a large campus it is very, very cliquey and very difficult to get involved in clubs and activities ...Read full comment
... There are so many different activities, clubs, and types of people, you are bound to find someone with the same interests as you, no matter how ...Read full comment
... UMass bears the advantages of most large public institution, namely a diversity of resources, students, academic, sports, and social programs as ...Read full comment
... yes, umass is big into alcohol and drugs but again, if thats not your style theres plenty of other things to do (although i cant say i've attend...Read full comment
... To balance that the University has a tremendous amount of extra-curricular activities so you can get practical experience ...Read full comment
... ), its size, the number of clubs, organizations and other activities, and the depth and breadth of its majors ...Read full comment
... The college itself: as a large university, it offers a myriad of clubs and student activities ...Read full comment
... Once you get passed the initial phase, UMass Amherst has everything you can ask for: challenging classes, friendly people, a beautiful campus, a ...Read full comment
... UMass is a fabulous institution that has unbelievable extra curricula activities ...Read full comment
... UMass is a fabulous institution that has unbelievable extra curricula activities ...Read full comment
... There are so many things to get involved in such as sports, clubs, and greek life, and I'm sure there are other things to do ...Read full comment
... It was not the school I thought it was going to be and I did not want to be in the middle of nowhere surrounding by a ton of people who really ju...Read full comment
... I loved my Umass exerience but wished I had taken advantage of it more (clubs, sports, etc) ...Read full comment
... Everyone from my dorm hangs out together, but I have made friends in my classes and in the activities that I have joined ...Read full comment
... There are plenty of clubs and other activities to keep you busy ...Read full comment
... 3 in highschool in Nhs and Tri M, captain of all my sports teams, very athletic ...Read full comment
... As someone who likes to be well-rounded (get my work done, play sports, socialize) it is somewhat annoying that all ANYONE wants to do here is d...Read full comment
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