About UMass Amherst
The information clearinghouse provided by the Office of Institutional Research and the Office of Academic Planning and Assessment.
UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, 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.
- 21,928 undergraduate students
- 6,308 graduate students
- 28,236 total undergraduate and graduate students
- 1,217 full-time instructional faculty
Massachusetts resident, full-time undergraduate
- Tuition/Fees: $13,230
- Housing/Meals: 9,937
Non-resident, full-time undergraduate
- Tuition/Fees: $26,645
- Housing/Meals: $9,937
Rates are for fall 2012 semester and spring 2013 semester combined. 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 50 doctoral programs in eight schools and colleges.
The library system is the largest at a state-supported institution in New England with almost 7 million items.
Approximately 238,000 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.