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Diversity

UMass Amherst students come from everywhere, making this small town in Western Massachusetts surprisingly diverse.  You’ll find friends and neighbors from a range of backgrounds, differing in ethnicity, race and religion, the region or country they came from, the languages they speak, their sexual orientation, and their economic background.

UMass Amherst continuously seeks ways to highlight and celebrate its diversity.  Students have access to a wide variety of academic and multicultural services, clubs and organizations providing ways to connect with each other and the world.