The #1 public engineering program in New England and top-ranked nationally.
Engineers are hardworking and driven. They seek to improve the world. At UMass Amherst, we empower our Engineering students to realize their ambitions and propel change.
As the #1 public college of engineering in New England and a top-30 public program nationally, the UMass College of Engineering strives for excellence in education, research, and innovation as it pursues its goal of becoming a top 25 public college of engineering. The College's 136 faculty members in five academic departments conduct more than $50 million annually in research areas such as advanced manufacturing and supply chain management; AI, autonomy, and robotics; computing and cybersecurity; energy, environment, and water; health care and biomedicine; materials and nanotechnology; pervasive sensing and communications; and smart communities and infrastructure.
The College of Engineering faculty are dedicated to effective teaching and committed to mentoring the College's ~2,300 undergraduate and ~750 graduate students. From world-class research opportunities in lab bench and in the field to a breadth of academic and experiential offerings including hands-on design projects, innovation competitions, and co-op opportunities, the College of Engineering prepares students to lead, innovate, and succeed.