University Of Massachusetts

United States

Public University, Estd. in 1863

Updated on - March 29th 2020 by Piyush Bhartiya


University Of Massachusetts Facts

It is a US government funded university and is the flagship campus of the MIT. It is ranked 26th in the world in the list of top public universities. They offer undergraduate degrees in more than 100 programs and more than 50 degrees in master’s courses. It was initially founded as agricultural college.

  • The University of Massachusetts Amherst has 1,232 full-time instructional faculty. This institute has more than 1300 part time faculties working as researchers. There research works are area précised.
  • It offers 110 bachelor's degree programs, six associates, 74 masters and 47 doctoral programs in nine schools and colleges. Therefore making it in the top 10 universities of USA. As a public university, it also holds a good rank around the globe. 
  • Its 19 teams compete at the NCAA Division I level. It also has sporting teams which participate in various world events. They have even courses in sports but no full time
  • Its campus is on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. The campus is based like the system of MIT. It hence is the second largest campus in the city.
  • It is a 5 campus public university.

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About University Of Massachusetts

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America. It is the flagship public higher education campus in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, making a profound, transformative impact on the common good.

Founded in 1863, it tends to square measure the largest public research university in a geographical area, distinguished by the excellence and breadth the academic, research, and community outreach programs.

University of Massachusetts Amherst entered this century with 19,061 students admitted in various programs. In the initial years of last decade, for the first time, the university’s State Legislature legally positioned UMass Amherst as a Research University with the "flagship campus of the UMass system. The UMass Amherst was founded and named on a famous producer of Fulbright Award winners in academic session of 2008-2009. Subsequently, in the coming year of 2010, it was named among the Top Institutions and Universities Contributing to Teach For America's 2010 Teaching Corps.

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