The University of Massachusetts Amherst

By the Numbers


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


Academic disciplines ranked among the Top 200 programs worldwide

Top 50

Best Value Colleges (Public), The Princeton Review


Best Campus Food, The Princeton Review

Top 20

Coolest Schools, Sierra Club sustainability rankings


Faculty members

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.


COVID-19 Information

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


UMass Amherst Stonewall Center buttons

UMass Amherst's Stonewall Center is an LGBTQIA+ space paving the way for inclusion, with a 40-year record of advocacy.


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.

UMass Amherst Student Activities Expo

Outside of classes, you'll find abundant opportunities to meet new friends, explore hobbies, and make your voice heard through activism.


News and Events

University News

Thanks to a grant from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), members of the UMass Amherst Biochemistry Club spent this past spring semester working with high school students in Holyoke planting the seeds for the next generation of biochemists.

Honors and Awards

UMass Dining brought home gold at the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) collegiate competition, held during the 28th Annual Chef Culinary Conference at UMass Amherst last week.


The study, which shows that the use of Cape Cod Bay by critically endangered North Atlantic right whales has shifted significantly over the last 20 years, illustrates the need for adjustments in protective measures for threatened and end

University News

UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, under whose leadership the commonwealth’s flagship campus experienced a decade of unprecedented success and momentum, today announced that he will retire at the end of June 2023.

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