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Study at University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester

The University of Massachusetts Medical School is located in Worcester, Massachusetts. The university was established in 1962 by an act of the Massachusetts Legislature. According to the U. S. News and World Report of 2006, UMMS ranked 4th in primary care education. The university offers a number of research programs, and undergraduate and graduate degree programs in diverse fields of medical science. The university has 3 academic schools:

  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Graduate School of Nursing
  • School of Medicine
Financial aid is provided to deserving students at UMMC. Institutional loans, gift aids and campus-based loans are awarded to students depending on their academic progress and Enrolment status. There are many student groups and organizations at UMMC, including the Adolescent Medicine Interest Group, the Disability Interest Group, the Marrow for Tomorrow and the Physicians for Human Rights.

Profile of University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester

The campus of UMass Medical School is in Worcester, MA, which is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at UMass Medical School include, at the school's highest level, the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. UMass Medical School is known for its programs in medicine, science, and nursing and emergency medicine.

UMass Medical School Selectivity

Admission at the school is selective, not open to all who apply.


UMass Medical School has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, UMass Medical School had 1, 013 students enrolled (994 full-time equivalent).

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of the University of Massachusetts Medical School is to serve the people of the Commonwealth through programs of national distinction in health sciences education, research and public service. "

UMass Medical School Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine56registered nursing, various nursing

Contact: UMass Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester

55 Lake Ave North

Worcester, MA 01655

General Phone: (508) 856-2000


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