For a ninth straight year, UMass Amherst has been named to the 100 Best Values in Public Colleges by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. The 2018 ranking of 300 public and private four-year schools is based on objective measurements of academic quality and affordability.
Amherst has been named the fourth safest college town in America by the Safewise Report, an online home safety website.
Using the FBI’s most recent crime statistics from 2015, SafeWise calculated the total number of crimes committed in each American city with at least one accredited academic...
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst is 126th among research universities worldwide in 2018 Best Global Universities published by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings also include 22 broad subject areas, where the university is 5th worldwide in agricultural sciences.
UMass Amherst has been recognized as one of the top 25 campuses in the country for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students by Campus Pride, a national LGBTQ youth support and advocacy organization.
UMass Amherst is in the fourth safest college in the United States, according to Alarms.org, the official site of the National Council for Home Safety and Security. The top-ranked schools and their host towns “boast low overall crime rates and offer safe campuses with little or no campus crime,” says the report.
For a fourth straight year, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is among the nation’s top 30 public universities, ranked 29th by the 2018 Best Colleges guide released Sept. 12 by U.S. News & World Report. The university was ranked as a Top 30 national public university for the first time in 2014. In the 2018 rankings, UMass Amherst shares the No. 29 spot with one other school.
The food in UMass Amherst’s dining halls is so good that The Princeton Review came back for another helping, choosing the school as the national leader in collegiate dining in the U.S. for a second straight year.
Aviva Ben-Ur, associate professor of Judaic and Near Eastern studies, attended the Fulbright Berlin Seminar March 26-30, where she was nominated as a speaker on the “European Dimensions Panel,” convened at Berlin City Hall. Ben-Ur spoke about life in the Netherlands, where she is a...