Students from more than 70 countries attend UMass Amherst, and they are an essential part of our diverse campus community. As an international student, you will benefit from the full range of opportunities and resources that UMass Amherst offers, as well as the support and guidance of the International Programs Office. We hope you’ll find UMass Amherst a welcoming home away from home.
International Programs Office
The International Programs Office (IPO) is a comprehensive office that works with incoming international students and scholars, as well as managing the study abroad and exchange programs and processes for all students, faculty and staff.
Studying abroad is one of the most exciting opportunities available at UMass Amherst and one of the best ways to internationalize your college education. Visit the Education Abroad Office to learn more about our programs, getting started, services offered, health and safety, and more.
- Current International Students
- Incoming International Students
- Incoming Exchange Students
- Visiting Scholars