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University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Reverses ban

19 Feb, 2015

The University reverses its decision to ban Iranian students from certain engineering and science classes after consulting with the State Department.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst today announced that it will accept Iranian students into science and engineering programs, developing individualized study plans to meet the requirements of federal sanctions law and address the impact on students. The decision to revise the university’s approach follows consultation with the State Department and outside counsel.