Why Recruit at UMass

The University of Massachusetts Amherst—the flagship campus of the UMass system—is a nationally ranked public research university located in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, only 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City.

UMass Amherst by the Numbers

Public Research University in New England
Top Public Universities (U.S. News & World Report 2023)
Bachelor's Degree Programs

The UMass Amherst students are a diverse, inclusive community of dreamers, innovators, creators, and doers who are looking to make their mark on the world. They fearlessly challenge the conventions of today in pursuit of a better tomorrow. Today’s graduates are innovative, dynamic problem-solvers prepared to be citizens in a rapidly evolving global environment.

UMass Enrollment Figures

Undergraduate Students (Fall 2022)
ALANA Students in the Fall 2022 Entering Class
In-State Students in the Fall 2022 Entering Class
International Undergraduate Fall 2022 Entering Class

Outcome Highlights for the Class of 2022

The Class of 2022 has demonstrated unprecedented levels of success and engagement just within the first 6 months after their graduation. The data below represents the results from the First Destination Survey for the Class of 2022. 

Undergraduate students who obtained a career outcome related to their field of study
Number of different states the Class of 2022 are working in post graduation
Number of different countries the Class of 2022 are working in post graduation

Interactive Student Outcomes

The following is an interactive content module for UMass Amherst's undergraduate student outcomes. An accessible version of this module can be found on the Student Outcome Text page.