Information for Prospective Students

College of Education building with UMass Amherst sign

The College of Education has a diverse and multifaceted mission, with many programs in undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate education.

The College offers an undergraduate major in Education with three possible concentrations:


Experience UMass Amherst Online

 UMass Amherst is offering several online events where you can interact, ask questions, and short admission videos where you can learn all about the UMass Amherst Experience. 


Schedule a Tour

Education tours can arranged for students interested in studying in the field of education. Tours are offered Monday- Friday 10:00am-3:00pm.  Please note that an education tour will only be available when staffing allows, and request should be made at least 10 days in advance.

Tours begin at the Education Advising Center, 120 Furcolo Hall and will provide an overview of the undergraduate programs available.

To schedule an education tour, please email

Spring Destination Days

During the spring semester, UMass Amherst holds a series of destination days for accepted students. This event is a great way for you and your family to learn more about UMass Amherst and the College of Education before finalizing your college choice. Spend the day touring the campus, meet education faculty in a mock classroom setting and learn more about the programs that the College of Education offers.

Accepted students must register for Spring Destination Days on the UMass Undergraduate Admissions website. When registering, be sure to check the box indicating your interest in the College of Education.

Additional links
Visit Campus
Campus Map
Campus Tours

Learn about Scholarships 

The College of Education offers a scholarship program for current and new students within the College. Scholarships are offered to undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students who are preparing to work in the education profession (i.e., P12 Schools or higher education). For more details see the Scholarships page. For questions, contact