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


Native species cannot move fast enough on their own to avoid climate-driven chaos.

Honors and Awards

Adams, director of bakery operations and executive pastry chef, received the award from the Mass. Commission on the Status of Women for her role in feeding and finding employment for dozens of refugees and immigrants in Greenfield.

Honors and Awards

Dixon received the award for her actions on January 25 when, while still a cadet, she and seven fellow recruits encountered a serious motor vehicle crash while heading to an off-site training location.


By exhibiting patience and waiting for teammates, collaborative robots complete tasks faster.

July 2

Festivities kick off at 6 p.m. with a fireworks display starting at dark

June 26

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


June 25

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.