The UMass Edge
WHAT IS THE UMASS EDGE?
Is it our world-class academics? Our paradigm-shifting research? Our internationally-renowned faculty? Our innovations in online education? Or is it our community of students—the unconventional thinkers and fearless doers who embody our revolutionary spirit?
The UMass Edge is all of this and more. It is the balance between finding belonging and stepping outside your comfort zone. Between acknowledging history and looking toward the future. UMass Amherst changes the world by inspiring people to pursue opportunities that promote progress for the common good—this is the UMass Edge.
Explore Our Programs
With 110 undergraduate majors and 127 graduate programs offered on campus and online, there are hundreds of opportunities to pursue your passion at UMass Amherst. Study on campus or take advantage of a wide array of flexible and innovative learning options.