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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at UMASS-Amhe
By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesA-
Art & Design DepartmentD-
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Chemical EngineeringA
Civil EngineeringB+
Computer EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceB
Electrical EngineeringA
Engineering DepartmentC
Geography and GeosciencesA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B
Mechanical EngineeringB+
Music EducationA+
Natural ResourcesB
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA+
Political ScienceB+
PreLaw and LegalB+
PreMed and MedicalA
Social WorkA

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Quotes touching on Education Quality

“... The University is more concerned with Internet education for Non traditional students and zero tolerance, anti-alcohol programs rather than the ac...”
“... ) If you prefer an inferior education in a setting of drunken frat boys and over-priveleged athletes, Umass is the campus for you ...”
“... Beyond the increasing cost of education at UMASS, the bureaucracy here is simply atrocious ...”
“... As an out of stater I feel that spending a little more on my education would be worth it than just "settling" ...”
“... Its a top notch facility and i believe the education from it is good ...”
“... I feel like my instate tuition price which is continually going up, is still far too much for the quality of education ...”
“... However the environment of the school can be fun, and you are attending a well known University, the overall education is just mediocre at best ....”
“... It isn't really a good deal when I've compared it with other state schools in MA and looked at the quality of education I've received thus far .....”
“... It's filled with Mass-holes, who don't give a shit about their education and just want to smoke weed, drink and get in fights with other students...”
“... the constant partying is true but gaining a good degree and education and actually using it to get a good job is hard ...”
“... 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...”
“... From what I have observed, the main reason for negative reviews of UMass is that people are not prepared to stand up for what they need in order...”
“... Prepared me for job and graduate education ...”
“... But I cannot think of one that is cheaper for the education you can receive ...”
“... UMass just got voted #18 in the nation in terms of getting a good value for your education ...”
“... In the coming years more and more people will apply making it much more competitive but even at the moment it is still an incredible deal for an ...”
“... The classes, apart from lectures, are usually pretty small and so far, I have only gotten teachers who are genuinely interested in my education ....”
“... So far, I've been pretty pleased with the quality of education ...”
“... UMass Amherst is a great deal for in-state students who think for themselves and want to participate in their own education ...”
“... You take what you want out of your education, and this university provides the resources for you to accomplish that ...”
“... You can coast through for four years and never have a coherent thought, content to think of yourself as a number just like the administratio...”
“... the quality of education is amazing, but the administration completely blows it ...”
“... Overall I am satisfied with the education that I recieved at Umass ...”
“... If you value your education, do good to stay away from here ...”
“... The Gen Ed requirement courses are dumb and offer no value to your educational experience ...”
“... And the education I received from there was really terrific ...”
“... At UMass, it really depends what you choose to study when it comes down to whether you receive a good education or not ...”
“... The academics here, is great, you will get a good education if you pick your professors correctly ...”
“... The University is large enough that, if you look for it, you can get a good education, but the bulk of the population is not there to learn, and ...”
“... THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT Imagine a large square that has been subdivided into four smaller but equal squares inside its pa...”
“... THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT Imagine a large square that has been subdivided into four smaller but equal squares inside its pe...”
“... The upside is that the conventional college education vs ...”
“... I picked most of my professors so I had a pretty good experience with receiving a quality educational experience ...”
“... I'd like to see them tell the Chancellor that they feel this is a high quality education ...”
“... An education is what one makes of it ...”
“... It's hard to get an education here or be productive because the environment is very negative towards being productive only seductive and effo...”

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