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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

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

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Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Quotes touching on Surrounding City

“... You have your inner city kids, you have your New York, New Jersey kids, stoners, athletes, nerds ...”
“... The campus is described as a city in a rural setting, but only expect for it to be busting with people and excitement durring the middle of weekd...”
“... I lived in Southwest and would not recommend it -- a concrete city including four high rises of partying, loud, dumb kids ...”
“... That's how I go home (to Boston) so I have to fork it over but if you just want to hang around in the city for a day I'm not sure it's worth $50 ...”
“... i was born on Cape Cod and raised there most of my life and then a few years ago moved to Boston and i fell in love with the city and realized th...”
“... SW is far away from class and it feels like a city ...”
“... It truly is a small city in itself, which is nice, since the actual town of Amherst is pretty small ...”
“... Its no big city but there are enough nice bars and cultural events to semi-fill the void of big city life ...”
“... I love it (though be aware it's no New York City-I doubt there are any dance clubs) ...”
“... the city feel makes you feel like your in the world not just in a small town because thats not what life really is like in reality ...”
“... The southwest area has a concrete/ city-like feel but the rest of the campus has a lot of grass and beautiful, traditional buildings ...”
“... If a big school is not for you, or you want to go to school in the city, that's great ...”
“... If you are quiet and a loner, you might prefer Sylvan to Southwest, where more extroverted partiers live in a cityscape ...”
“... The social life around UMass has something for everyone except giganto city folks and clubbers ...”
“... If you like city life, again don't go here ...”
“... In my personal opinion, this place brought me back to some of my darkest moments in New York City ...”
“... Upon arrival, however, the girl refused to even get out of the car, as she was completely “turned-off” by the somewhat drab setting within t...”
“... Upon arrival, however, the girl refused to even get out of the car, as she was completely “turned-off” by the somewhat drab setting within t...”
“... I really wish I went to a small engineering school in a city (but I dont think one exists which I could get into) or one with better help resourc...”
“... If you are not willing to be a macho tough guy and get punched in the face, knocked out, have your academics turn to C's or worse, get drunk ...”

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