UMass at a Glance
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally-ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees.
UMass Amherst, located in Amherst, Massachusetts, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.
Enrollment (Fall 2012)
- 21,928 undergraduate students
- 6,308 graduate students
- 28,236 total undergraduate and graduate students
- 1,217 full-time instructional faculty
Tuition and Fees (2013-14)
Massachusetts resident, full-time undergraduate
- Tuition/Fees: $13,258
- Housing/Meals: 9,940
Non-resident, full-time undergraduate
- Tuition/Fees: $27,974
- Housing/Meals: $9,940
Fees include mandatory fees only. Housing/Meals based on full year, standard double room, value meal plan. See complete fee details, including graduate tuition and fees and tuition and fees for the New England Regional Student Program.
Supported research activities total more than $195 million in FY2012.
108 bachelor's degree programs, six associate's, 76 master’s and 52 doctoral programs in nine schools and colleges.
The library system is the largest at a state-supported institution in New England with almost 7 million items.
Approximately 235,000 living alumni around the world.
19 teams compete at the NCAA Division I level.
The Fine Arts Center brings nationally-known theater, music, and dance to campus year-round. Six galleries provide a variety of spaces for visual arts. Student art and performance opportunities abound.