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If you are a student, former student, faculty member or parent, please help guide other prospective students by sharing your personal experiences at this college. What is it really like to go to University of Massachusetts Amherst?
UMass is a large school so it's filled with opportunity. That said, once you make a place for yourself, it can feel small and home-y. I value a public education, and even though some classes were frustrating, or didn't feel super relevant, it was a fantastic place to learn and grow.
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