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.
- 21,373 undergraduate students
- 6,196 graduate students
- 27,569 total undergraduate and graduate students
- 1,174 full-time instructional faculty
Massachusetts resident, full-time undergraduate
- Tuition/Fees: $12,612
- Housing/Meals: 9,512
Non-resident, full-time undergraduate
- Tuition/Fees: $25,400
- Housing/Meals: $9,512
Rates are for fall 2011 semester and spring 2012 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 $156 million in FY2009.
86 bachelor's degree programs, six associate's, 72 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 more than 8 million items.
Approximately 220,000 living alumni around the world.
21 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.