University of Massachusetts - Amherst Graduate Program Reviews

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97%
of students recommend
(4.09 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 126 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE, + 2 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB and CEPH
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
  • Student Population: 29,269 (22,748 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 66% part-time, 34% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $14,754 in-state; $29,974 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2008

College should be thought of as an investment. Ask yourself, "will this investment yield a return that is sufficient to cover the cost of obtaining the degree?" Unfortunately, the days of everyone going to college for the learning and life experience are numbered. College can be a $100k+ investment that you will be paying off for a significant portion of your life. Make sure you choose the right major and network with the right people to obtain a job that will result in you paying off your debt after you graduate.
3.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2010

I did my MBA online and the program was solid. The professors were proactive and helpful and the method of learning was perfect for me.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2013

I defiantly loved the time i got to spend there and to learn how to build a successful business. Their distance learning program is amazing.
4.2 out of 5.0
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Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2009

I absolutely loved the Environmental and Water Resources Department. Since I attended grad school at UMass Amherst but not undergrad, I did not have much experience outside of my department.
4.2 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biomedical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2012

It's worth every penny. I've met many great professors.
3.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2010

I could not have asked for a better online program. It was easy to use and the professors were excellent.
4.2 out of 5.0
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Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2007

UMass Amherst's business school is one of the best investments you can make in yourself. It allowed me to find a job in accounting, work my way up within the firm, and provide for my wife and two kids. I have the same job as other people who spent 2 to 4 times the amount on their degrees and we have the exact same job.
2.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2006

My experience at the University of Massachusetts was a positive one. I appreciated the fact that the graduate program had very small class sizes and very knowledgeable professors with many years of experience in their field of study.
3.8 out of 5.0
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Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2013

It was an excellent program in an exceptional location.
4.2 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2016

The UMass Critical and Creative Thinking MA program was an excellent experience for me -- I learned a great deal from my courses, made lifelong friends, and feel forever transformed.
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