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The University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Breakdown of “Social Life” at UMass-Amherst

By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesA
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentC
Art & Design DepartmentB
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringB+
Civil EngineeringB+
Computer EngineeringB+
Computer ScienceA
Electrical EngineeringB+
Engineering DepartmentC-
Geography and GeosciencesB
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C
Industrial DesignD
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
Mechanical EngineeringB+
Music EducationA+
Natural ResourcesA-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA
Political ScienceA-
PreLaw and LegalB-
PreMed and MedicalB
Social WorkA+

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University of Massachusetts - Amherst
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Social Life

... Socially, it can get crazy but there is no better of a time around ...Read full comment
... The social life is great though and there is always fun stuff going on ...Read full comment
... Many students drop out the first year because they don't know how to balance their social lives and schoolwork ...Read full comment
... The social life here is really what you make of it ...Read full comment
... Don't want to party 24/7 but want to be social and meet varied and interesting people ...Read full comment
... Frankly, I was attracted to UMass Amherst because of it's low cost and reputable social scene ...Read full comment
... For the most part the social life was pretty fun, there are always going to be boring weekends but I have my share of good stories ...Read full comment
... Even the professors have been known to not teach anything and just preach about socialism and how capitalism is an evil ...Read full comment
... This university is great socially, if all you care about is parties, alcohol and drugs then virtually anywhere on campus is your game ...Read full comment
... " I found out that these kids weren't all about smoking pot but real social issues ...Read full comment
... Socially, a lot of people go here but you see the same people in your major classes every day ...Read full comment
... There are so many people who came here because they had to and ended up with an awesome experience both socially and academically ...Read full comment
... You just need to be proactive but overall it really does do a good job of helping you balance strong academics and an awesome social life ...Read full comment
... Socially, UMass is a friendly school ...Read full comment
... I had heard great things about umass regarding both the academic and social life of the university ...Read full comment
... The social life and generally the people that go here are clearly just following the path that was set out for them ...Read full comment
... The cafeterias here are very solitary, and its easy to feel lonely in such a huge, unfriendly place (it's KILLING me, as an extremely outgoing a...Read full comment
... I'm pretty social, and went to parties and stuff in high school ...Read full comment
... The social life is great here-I have a blast in the Outing club and am about to start Capoeira, a Brazillian dance/martial art ...Read full comment
... Take the library for example it is where outside of classes and socializing where most of your time studying is spent ...Read full comment
... First off, your social life depends on what dormitory the school houses you in, which really isn't fair to someone who is as outgoing as myself ....Read full comment
... Frats guys, jocks, cheerleaders, and athletic people who constantly party and work out live in Southwest, the weird theater/music people that are...Read full comment
... SOCIAL LIFE-- If you're an introverted, soft-spoken, sensitive kind of person, do NOT go here ...Read full comment
... If you are social and want the full college experience do not, I repeat DO NOT live in Sylvan, Orchard Hill or Northeast ...Read full comment
... yes, umass is big into alcohol and drugs but again, if thats not your style theres plenty of other things to do (although i cant say i've attend...Read full comment
... Its where you want to live if you are social and like to talk to people and party ...Read full comment
... There are so many people who came here because they had to and ended up with an awesome experience both socially and academically ...Read full comment
... On to the social life ...Read full comment
... Social Science are good/decent and everything else I am not sure ...Read full comment
... I came to college expecting to be academically and socially challenged ...Read full comment
... The Social justice bleeding hearts really made me dislike going here ...Read full comment
... Social life here is what you make of it ...Read full comment
... Social Life- Here is where I find to be the biggest problem with my time here ...Read full comment
... UMass bears the advantages of most large public institution, namely a diversity of resources, students, academic, sports, and social programs as ...Read full comment
... Freshmen housing retarded my social life (Sylvan, anyone ...Read full comment
... The social scene is weird, to say the least ...Read full comment
... Chances are, you will end up finding people that you can relate to here if you are willing to be friendly and a little social ...Read full comment
... Excellent social life ...Read full comment
... As for social life, I'm not much of a partier so I haven't checked out the super hyped up party scene here ...Read full comment
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