Old Chapel and the W.E.B. Du Bois Library at UMass Amherst

Schools and Colleges

With 111 undergraduate majors from accounting to women, gender, sexuality studies and nearly 80 master’s and 49 doctoral programs ranging from MBAs to MPHs and MEds to PhDs, within UMass Amherst’s 12 schools and colleges, you’ll find distinctive academic programs that you can make your own, opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration, and the support you need to chart a path to your unique version of lifelong learning and success.

Find Your Path

Furcolo Hall, UMass Amherst College of Education

Become a leader in education theory, policy, research, practice, and more through high-quality, internationally recognized programs of study, award-winning outreach initiatives, and five prolific research centers.

UMass Amherst College of Engineering

Join a top-ranked college that prepares students for industrial, research, and leadership opportunities in emerging areas such as bioengineering, nanocomputing, water resources and off-shore wind energy.

South College at UMass Amherst

Express yourself and your views of the world around you through classical humanities disciplines such as literature and philosophy, a world-renowned Department of Linguistics, exceptional performing and visual arts programs; and interdisciplinary departments considering language and identity.

UMass Amherst Computer Science Building

Internationally recognized for its research activities and with one of the highest ranked and most competitive graduate programs in the nation, the College of Information and Computer Sciences supports a culture of collaboration and leadership in multidisciplinary research.

UMass Amherst Physical Science Building

Serving as the university’s land-grant mission for Massachusetts, the College of Natural Sciences unites the life, environmental, computational, and physical sciences, and mathematics through cutting-edge research, top-ranked academic programs, and renowned faculty.

Skinner Hall at UMass Amherst

Ranked among the top 25 in the country by U.S. News & World Report, the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing develops vital nurse educators and researchers to inform and help shape future generations of nursing innovators.

UMass Amherst Integrative Learning Center

Bridging the sciences and liberal arts, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is the interdisciplinary hub for areas of culture, society, and individual behavior with a focus on promoting citizenship and global understanding.

UMass Amherst Commonwealth Honors College

Experience the advantages of a small college environment combined with access to the opportunities and resources of a nationally recognized research university.

UMass Amherst Isenberg Business Innovation Hub

Accredited at the highest level by the AACSB and ranked in the top 10% of all business schools by U.S. News & World Report, the Isenberg School of Management offers a range of rigorous academic programs and world-class research strengths in alternative investments, quality management, and more.

UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The only state-supported CEPH-accredited school of public health in New England, the School of Public Health and Health Sciences addresses pressing cross-cutting issues such as obesity, diabetes prevention, women’s health, global health, aging, environmental exposures, and autism spectrum disorders.

UMass Amherst Agricultural Learning Center

Within the College of Natural Sciences, the Stockbridge School of Agriculture is ranked #2 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and offers a vibrant spectrum of teaching, research, outreach, and academic programs in agriculture, landscapes, environments, and more.

UMass Amherst Graduate Commons

Advance your career, learn new skills, and stand out to employers through a range of graduate-level degrees and certificates, as well as professional development activities and funding for fellowships, conference travel, and research.