University ranking. University of Massachusetts Amherst has earned itself a position in the top 50 best educational institutions of United States. Every year the university manages to get into the top 5% of the best world universities. It excels in the fields of: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Mathematics», «Physics», «Chemistry», «Computer Science», «Economics & Business». The university is among the top 300 in the quality of education. The graduates of the university are viewed as valuable employees in United States thus have no issues finding jobs upon graduation.
Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must provide the document of previous academic performance as well as the results of the examinations. Throughout the admission period more than 70 percent of applicants successfully enroll to the university. Nevertheless, in UMass the ratio may vary dramatically depending on the study program. University of Massachusetts Amherst chose to divide its academic year into semesters. Obtaining a bachelor’s at UMass is anything but cheap with tuition fees of 27,000 USD per year. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 27,000 USD per year. Given the high tuition costs the students can participate in university scholarship competitions in order to cut down the costs. Some students can’t attend full-time programs, especially for them the university created special online programs. The official website of the university (http://www.umass.edu) can offer more accurate pricing information depending on the chocen program.
The composition of the university. University of Massachusetts Amherst is classified as a large university with more than 26,000 concurrent students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. The university has about 6% of foreign students. The university employs 1600 teachers and professors. Both students and the academic staff can participate in the university’s international exchange programs. You can find the university on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin, which might tell you more about the day to day life of UMass.
Infrastructure of UMass. The library is available to all of the students. The university also provides dormitories for those who need them. It is worth noting that in addition to being a part of the UMass System, the university also has a membership in the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and Five Colleges, Incorporated, Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
|Bachelor (foreigners)||27,000 USD/year.|
|Master (foreigners)||27,000 USD/year.|
|Bachelor (citizens)||12,500 USD/year.|
|Master (citizens)||5,000 USD/year.|
|Living expenses||$859 -1,425 USD/month|
|Admission||Based on grades and examinations|
|Gender limitation||No limits|
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• Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
• UMass System
• Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
• Five Colleges, Incorporated. Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
|Citations per Faculty||124|
|Ranking in world by sphere|
|Arts and Humanities||106|
|Engineering and Technology||204|
|Life Sciences and Medicine||265|
|Social Sciences and Management||233|
|Ranking in world by discipline|
|Economics & Business||151|
|UniPage World University Ranking||169|
|QS World University Rankings||245|
|ARWU Academic Ranking||101|
|Arabic||جامعة ماساتشوستس في أمهيرست|
|German||University of Massachusetts Amherst|
|Spanish||Universidad de Massachusetts Amherst|
|French||Université de Massachusetts à Amherst|
|Portuguese||Universidade de Massachusetts, Amherst|
|Russian||Университет Массачусетса в Амхерсте|