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A tight-knit, top-ranked college committed to helping to build a better and more just world through revolutionary engineering
We are a dynamic college housed within a major research university. With a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, a wide variety of student groups and teams, and extensive opportunities to learn and explore, it's no wonder that we have a 92% career placement success rate. The only thing missing? You!
From biomechanics to health care delivery, biomedical engineering students at UMass Amherst are revolutionizing the future of human health—and you can, too.
Chemical engineering students at UMass Amherst work diligently to develop new vaccines, discover alternative fuels, and create innovative materials.
From transportation and water systems to buildings and more, UMass Amherst Civil Engineering students protect natural resources and improve lives.
Computer engineering students at UMass Amherst are designing and programming everything from complex software systems to autonomous vehicles—and you can, too.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduate programs in electrical and computer engineering offer studies in disciplines ranging from emerging nanoelectronic devices to complex sensing systems.
Electrical Engineering students at UMass Amherst play a hands-on role in the future of technology in communication, health care, smart cities, and more.
Managing modern teams of engineers requires technical knowledge, leadership, and management skills.
Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
Environmental engineers are problem-solvers whose research helps sustain our planet–from the air we breathe, to the water we drink, and everything in between.
Industrial engineering students at UMass Amherst improve time and energy efficiency in production, lower cost and waste in supply chains, and pursue new ideas.
Educating the next generation of engineers with the skills necessary to lead the digital transformation of manufacturing to industry 4.0.
Materials Science and Engineering
Benefit from the breadth, diversity, and flexibility of this highly interdisciplinary and vibrant MSE graduate program.
From developing innovative prosthetic limbs to advanced wind turbines, harness your creativity as a UMass Amherst mechanical engineering student.
Interdisciplinary Academic Programs
Collaborative programs, degrees, and experiences offered in partnerships with other schools and colleges on campus
Curriculum and Advising
Our advisors are committed to helping you navigate the many opportunities at UMass Amherst. We are an important part of your support network and are here to give you the resources, advice, and tools you need to reshape your world.
Engineering undergraduates are eligible to study abroad for a semester, summer, or winter (opportunities depend on engineering discipline). Take advantage of this unique and enriching opportunity!
Makers. Hackers. Dreamers. Innovators.
Engage in hands-on engineering. Develop prototypes. Build team projects. Pursue innovative, entrepreneurial ideas and solutions. Take advantage of action-based learning opportunities including design and build teams, makerspaces, the Tech Challenge Competition, and MIE and ECE senior projects.