University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Amherst, MA

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst says its general education program "provides students with experiences, knowledge, and skills necessary to become well-educated, successful, and valuable contributors to our ever-evolving global community." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.umass.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:22,252
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:66%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$14,171 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$30,504 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because intermediate-level language study is only required for select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because students may test out of the "Basic Mathematics" requirement through a university-administered examination, and the "Analytic Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by a course with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 08/27/2016

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