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UMass Amherst’s leading computer science program gets a boost of nearly $95M to help build and diversify Massachusetts’ tech talent pool.


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


Academic disciplines ranked among the Top 200 programs worldwide


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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.

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UMass Amherst is committed to the health and safety of our campus community.


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.

Students from the UMass Translation Center

UMass Amherst students make art exhibition accessible to traditionally excluded communities by translating museum materials into Spanish.

Workers in state cranberry bog during harvest

For over 100 years and counting, the UMass Cranberry Station has invigorated the Commonwealth’s cranberry industry through research and innovation.

News and Events

Honors and Awards

UMass Amherst English professor and poet Martín Espada has won the National Book Award for his book “Floaters,” a collection of poetry that runs from scathing socio-political commentary to homages of family and love.


Recently, researchers at UMass Amherst published the results of a new study that connects land use, the coast and the climate, to identify various workable interventions that could guide the Bay’s restoration.


The analysis by Philadelphia-based Clarivate Analytics, owner of the Web of Science, serves as the basis for regular listings of researchers whose citation records put them in the top 1% by citations for their field and year.


Assistant professor Xian Du, mechanical and industrial engineering, has received an $810,000 grant from a subsidiary of Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company to support the development of a novel sensing technology.

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Campus Center Auditorium

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Student Union

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