The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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With hundreds of programs in 56 countries across six continents to choose from, every UMass Amherst student who embarks on a study abroad journey has a truly unique experience.

Chancellor Javier Reyes meets members of the UMass Amherst community.

After welcoming students back to campus, Chancellor Javier Reyes has embarked on his tenure as the leader of Massachusetts' flagship campus. The first Hispanic chancellor in university history, Reyes possesses "immense appreciation for the transformative power of public land-grant universities," born of his own lived experiences.

Explore Our Programs

With 110 undergraduate majors and 127 graduate programs offered on campus and online, there are hundreds of opportunities to pursue your passion at UMass Amherst. Study on campus or take advantage of a wide array of flexible and innovative learning options.

This is UMass

At UMass Amherst, we welcome you to join our diverse, inclusive community of dreamers, innovators, creators, and doers. Find out how you can explore your interests and build skills to make your mark on the world with a UMass education.

This is your moment.
This is your opportunity.
This is UMass.


By the Numbers


U.S. News & World Report ranking among national public universities


Faculty members


Academic disciplines ranked among the Top 200 programs worldwide

Top 50

Best Value Colleges (Public), The Princeton Review


Best Campus Food, The Princeton Review


Out of 5 Stars
Best of the Best LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges & Universities, Campus Pride Index

Members of the UMass color guard holding flags.

Feel the UMass pride during Homecoming 2023 celebrations, online and on campus from October 30–November 4. Enjoy reunions, athletic events, networking opportunities, campus tours, and so much more.


Take Charge. Stay Curious.

Step into your future and discover UMass Amherst

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Throughout the late 20th and early 21st centuries, momentous and impactful events advanced the rights and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community on campus.

News and Events

Equity and Inclusion

Chancellor Reyes was among a select group of higher education leaders invited to speak at the White House event, hosted by Neera Tanden, White House domestic policy advisor, and Miguel Cardona, secretary of education.


Called a “Paper House,” the modular, 500-square-foot, high-performance, net zero, low carbon house is designed and built by the students in the UMass DesignBuild class.

University News

rStream, founded by UMass Amherst engineering graduates, uses innovations in computer vision and data science to clean up the waste stream.


The archive of 2,500-3,000 glass plate negatives was gifted to local photographer and UMass alumna Terri Cappucci in July 2019 and was donated to the Robert S. Cox Special Collections and University Archives Research Center in July 2023.

October 13


October 5

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.