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The University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at UMass-Amherst

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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University of Massachusetts - Amherst
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Education Quality

... The University is more concerned with Internet education for Non traditional students and zero tolerance, anti-alcohol programs rather than the ac...Read full comment
... ) If you prefer an inferior education in a setting of drunken frat boys and over-priveleged athletes, Umass is the campus for you ...Read full comment
... Beyond the increasing cost of education at UMASS, the bureaucracy here is simply atrocious ...Read full comment
... As an out of stater I feel that spending a little more on my education would be worth it than just "settling" ...Read full comment
... Its a top notch facility and i believe the education from it is good ...Read full comment
... I feel like my instate tuition price which is continually going up, is still far too much for the quality of education ...Read full comment
... 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 ....Read full comment
... 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 .....Read full comment
... 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...Read full comment
... the constant partying is true but gaining a good degree and education and actually using it to get a good job is hard ...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
... 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...Read full comment
... Prepared me for job and graduate education ...Read full comment
... But I cannot think of one that is cheaper for the education you can receive ...Read full comment
... UMass just got voted #18 in the nation in terms of getting a good value for your education ...Read full comment
... 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 ...Read full comment
... The classes, apart from lectures, are usually pretty small and so far, I have only gotten teachers who are genuinely interested in my education ....Read full comment
... So far, I've been pretty pleased with the quality of education ...Read full comment
... UMass Amherst is a great deal for in-state students who think for themselves and want to participate in their own education ...Read full comment
... You take what you want out of your education, and this university provides the resources for you to accomplish that ...Read full comment
... 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...Read full comment
... the quality of education is amazing, but the administration completely blows it ...Read full comment
... Overall I am satisfied with the education that I recieved at Umass ...Read full comment
... If you value your education, do good to stay away from here ...Read full comment
... The Gen Ed requirement courses are dumb and offer no value to your educational experience ...Read full comment
... And the education I received from there was really terrific ...Read full comment
... At UMass, it really depends what you choose to study when it comes down to whether you receive a good education or not ...Read full comment
... The academics here, is great, you will get a good education if you pick your professors correctly ...Read full comment
... The majority of the students don't especially care about their education and are simply here because its the next obvious step in their lives ...Read full comment
... 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 ...Read full comment
... 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...Read full comment
... 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...Read full comment
... The upside is that the conventional college education vs ...Read full comment
... I picked most of my professors so I had a pretty good experience with receiving a quality educational experience ...Read full comment
... I'd like to see them tell the Chancellor that they feel this is a high quality education ...Read full comment
... An education is what one makes of it ...Read full comment
... It's hard to get an education here or be productive because the environment is very negative towards being productive only seductive and effo...Read full comment
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