Choosing the right online bachelor's degree completion program is a big decision. Our free in-person information sessions and webinars can help by providing you with information and guidance, and giving you the opportunity to ask questions and get advice. Led by an experienced UWW staff member who herself finished her bachelor's degree at the age of 35, you will learn about UMass UWW while in the good company of your peers- other adults who want to finish their college degrees.
On May 11th, under sunny skies, thousands gathered at McGuirk Stadium on the UMass Amherst campus to celebrate the university’s 5,500 graduating seniors. The keynote speech was delivered by CNN Anchor Jake Tapper who stressed the importance of integrity and independent thinking saying “I urge you to resist the temptation to subject yourself only to that which reaffirms what you already think.”
UWW has been featured in a Boston Herald article about higher education for adult students. In Colleges make higher ed easier for older students, reporter Kathleen McKiernan focuses on the increasing number of adult college students and efforts by Massachusetts college and universities to better serve this population.
It has not been an easy road for 31 year old UWW student John Arnold of Belchertown, MA.
The University Without Walls (UWW) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has hired Jesse Lederman as its pre-admissions advisor and recruitment coordinator serving Hampden County. Lederman will work out of the UMass Center at Springfield to provide support and advising to adults looking to complete their bachelor’s degrees through UMass Amherst.
We are very excited to announce our new academic advisor Chelsea David. A first generation college graduate, Chelsea has a bachelor's degree from UMass Amherst and a Master's in Higher Education Administration from Springfield College.
UMass Amherst has been ranked 16th in the nation for online bachelor's programs overall and 13th in the nation for online bachelor's programs for veterans by U.S. News & World Report.
"The list of the 357 schools with the best online bachelor’s programs for 2018 is based on weighted factors in student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, and peer reputation.
UWW is on a mission. Our mission is to have the largest bank of scholarships available to non-traditional college students in the U.S. Slowly but surely, working together, we're getting there.
This fall, UWW will award over $15,000 in scholarships to over two dozen UWW students facing significant financial burdens.
In addition, we are excited to announce our new scholarship fund for UWW students living in Hampden County, Massachusetts called the UWW Springfield Area Scholarship.
Myles Sanders has joined UWW as our new Pre-admissions Advisor and Recruitment Coordinator!