Students participate in 240 campus organizations including athletic teams, living-learning residence halls, community services, internships, and faculty researches accepting students of any major.
There is always something happening on campus and the school sends out emails every week with all of the events. There are also tons of clubs and activities to do on campus. You can even start your own club If you want to. Besides, there is a bus system that goes free (for students) to the near Northampton all the time which is a great town.
University of Massachusetts offers housing services including redial services for students with learning disabilities, academic/career counseling, employment services for current students to find part-time positions, job placement for graduates to find full-time employment, daycare on campus for children of students and library on campus.
Housing statistics says that about 99% of first-year and 58% of all undergraduates live in college housing, which means this option is very popular among students.
According to 2056 statistics, 90% of students are employed, freelancing, or continuing their education six months after graduation.
UMass Amherst, located in Amherst, Massachusetts, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.
UMass Amherst is the flagship and the largest of the UMass campuses, as well as the first established. The library system is the largest state-supported library system in New England with over 6.1 million items. The campus has many architecturally distinctive buildings commissioned by the Commonwealth and designed by world-renowned architects.