The University of Massachusetts Amherst
Chancellor Javier Reyes with students in Whitmore Cafe.

On April 26, 2024, UMass Amherst commemorates the inauguration of our 31st leader, Chancellor Javier Reyes, marking an era of new leadership at the commonwealth's flagship campus.

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

Congratulations on being accepted to one of the most accomplished classes in UMass history. 

Join the ranks of innovators, leaders, and bold thinkers that make up the UMass Amherst community.

Change begins with you.

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.


Join the UMass community during this two-day, online giving event and directly support 300+ departments, student groups, centers, and programs across campus and beyond!

Give Happy!


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

Chancellor Reyes smiles at other people.

Meet Chancellor Reyes, whose personal experiences as an immigrant and international student inform his commitment to belonging and student success.

Take Charge. Stay Curious.

Step into your future and discover UMass Amherst

UMass Founders Day Graphic

Join us on Monday, April 29, 2024 for a day-long, campus-wide celebration of UMass pride and community building. Founders Day is an annual opportunity to reflect on the rich history of UMass Amherst, take pride in its present standing, and look toward its future.

News and Events

University News

Discounted CSA shares will be available for UMass community members to purchase before May 1.

University News

Theodoridis, a UVA alumnus, led a panel featuring former advisor to President Bill Clinton, Paul Begala, New York Times columnist Jamelle Bouie, former U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards, Bulwark publisher Sarah Longwell and NBC’s Chuck Todd.

Honors and Awards

The scholarships will be awarded to June Ahn, Kevin Alexander and Ryan Bahlous-Boldi, all members of the class of 2025, who will each be dedicating their careers to work as scientists and in higher education.

University News

Program participants, alumni and state officials recently gathered at UMass Amherst for a a two-day event that featured a fireside chat, dinner and workshop to inspire careers in policy, politics and public leadership.

April 20

Check-in begins at 9 a.m. / 5K starts at 11 a.m.