UMass Amherst Tells Iranian Students They Need Not Apply To Certain Programs

February 13, 2015 9:23 PM

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UMass Amherst Tells Iranian Students They Need Not Apply To Certain Programs

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst deleted a policy statement Friday that warned students from Iran not to apply if they plan to major in certain fields, citing U.S. sanctions against their home country.

UMass-Amherst said in a Feb. 6 policy statement sent to faculty this week that Iranian national students will not be admitted to several programs in the university's College of Engineering and the College of Natural Sciences. After the policy received criticism and circulated on Twitter Thursday eve...

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