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University of Massachusetts, Amherst was established in 1863. It was initially called Massachusetts Agricultural College (1863–1931) and Massachusetts State College (1931–1947). UMass Amherst offers 110 undergraduate majors and approximately 80 master’s and 48 doctoral programs starting from MBAs to MPHs and MEds to PhDs. UMass Amherst has 12 schools and colleges under its administration including College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Humanities and Fine Arts, College of Information and Computer Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, College of Nursing, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Commonwealth Honors College, Isenberg School of Management, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Stockbridge School of Agriculture and Graduate School.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst has various libraries like W.E.B. Du Bois Library, the Science and Engineering Library (SEL), and Wadsworth Library. The W.E.B. Du Bois Library has a collection of resources, collections, and services, and other special collections and university archives. The W.E.B. Du Bois Library also has a Digital Media Lab which offers access to 3D printers and 3D scanners. The Science and Engineering Library (SEL) has a collection of books and materials on natural and physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering. SEL also has various group study rooms equipped with computers and whiteboards, computer stations, a photocopier, black-and-white and color print stations, scanners, a computer classroom, and also equipped wireless access. The Wadsworth Library is provided with 11 desktop workstations provided with a wireless network, and a color printer, a copier, and a scanner. Three bookable study rooms were provided with large monitors also, provided individual and group seating, and the Assistive Technology Center.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst has a lot of options when it comes to food cuisines. UMass has a variety of dining halls, cafes, food trucks serving nutritious and hygienic meals. UMass Dining caters to 4 residential dining commons (DCs), 12 eateries at the Campus Center, over 20 cafes, The University Club, Concessions, 2 food trucks, and through the Catering Department.