The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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UMass Amherst is committed to the success of every student—a commitment you'll see as soon as you step onto campus. How will you be successful at UMass?


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

Aerial shot of students walking on paths on the UMass Amherst campus.

The Bachelor's Degree with Individual Concentration (BDIC) lets UMass students carve a unique path through their college education by creating personalized majors tailored to their interests, passions, and career aspirations.

Take Charge. Stay Curious.

Step into your future and discover UMass Amherst

Student blowing giant bubble

Six student tour guides with diverse majors and interests share how they experience life and find belonging at UMass Amherst.

News and Events

University News

UMass Amherst Libraries and MassWildlife help peregrine falcon populations thrive by banding new chicks, an effort that lets conservation experts track falcon numbers.

University News

Kelly, whose appointment is effective July 1, is currently Distinguished Professor of Science Education and Senior Associate Dean for Research in the College of Education at Penn State University.


The UMass Amherst/WCVB Poll published a series of findings from its recent survey of 700 Massachusetts residents gauging their views on issues ranging from Gov. Maura Healey’s job performance to the statewide housing crisis.

University News

Davidson, whose appointment is effective July 1, is currently Provost Fellow for Faculty Recruitment and Hiring and Interim Director of the Public Administration Program at West Virginia University. 

June 19

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mill River Recreation Area

June 20

Sunrise gathering at 5 a.m. Sunset gathering at 7:30 p.m.

June 19

all day