Quick Facts & Statistics

Photo of diverse students on campus

The Office of Institutional Research is responsible for reporting many of the official statistics pertaining to students, faculty and staff on the campus. Below are links to key statistics related to UMass's campus diversity.

The current Diversity Strategic Plan encourages the university to collect more information on additional forms of diversity. The links to these statistics will be available on this website.

Student Facts

The Office of Institutional Research 

compiles official University-wide statistics about the campus.  

  • Student Data  (includes admissions, enrollment and retention and graduation rate statistics by various demographic characteristics including race/ethnicity)
    • OIR hosts a Public Disclosure website which reports student consumer information.  As mandated by the amendments to the U.S. Higher Education Act, this site provide sources of reliable information for current and prospective students including diversity statistics.
    • Key statistics are also summarized in the annual "At a Glance" factsheet.

The Office of Academic Planning and Assessment

oversees data collection and analysis for Academic Affairs. Their surveys cover curriculum, admitted student questionnaires, first year experience surveys, the senior survey, advising, and more. Key data of interest related to diversity, equity and inclusion includes:

The Student Affairs and Campus Life Office of Assessment

oversees data collection and analysis for Student Affairs. Key data of interest include:

 

Faculty and Staff Facts

The Office of Institutional Research compiles official University-wide statistics about the campus. 

  • Faculty Data (includes gender and minority status by college/school, by academic rank, and by average salary)
  • Staff Data (race/ethnicity and gender by job classification)
  • Key statistics are also summarized in the annual "At a Glance" factsheet.

Workplace Bullying Survey (2012)

Community, Diversity and Social Justice Initiative conducted a university-wide climate survey, focus groups, and interviews of faculty, staff, and students in 2003. 

 

Institutional Facts

Affirmative Action

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity publishes an annual Affirmative Action Plan which has been developed in compliance with federal regulations, but also serves to inform the campus community of our collective efforts and progress in matters related to affirmative action and equal opportunity.

Clery Act 

UMass Police Department (UMPD) maintains records and data related to Clery Act, including campus security and crime statistics. Visit the UMPD website for the complete list of data.