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We Are Revolutionary

At the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a revolutionary spirit runs through our veins. We seek to answer new questions, challenge old conventions, and build a world where all of us, regardless of background, have the freedom to be ourselves. In a state with 114 institutions of higher education, we are the flagship public research university‚ÄĒleading by example and empowering students and citizens to do better, reach further, and achieve greater in the pursuit of progress for Massachusetts and beyond. Where others see challenges, we see possibilities. When something seems impossible, we work harder, dig deeper, and create innovations that can change the world. 

Because at UMass Amherst, we are revolutionary.

Be Revolutionary
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Discover Yourself at UMass

UMass Amherst opens doors to ideas and careers and prepares you for what the future holds: change. Specialized schools and colleges combine the personalized experience of a close-knit liberal arts school with the broad resources of a world-class research university. With opportunities to explore 111 undergraduate degree programs across a range of disciplines in nearly countless combinations, at UMass, you're encouraged to carve your own path toward graduation. By diversifying your knowledge and skills, you'll be prepared for careers that might not even exist today.

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Push Yourself Further

Working alongside award-winning scientists and scholars, UMass Amherst students participate in hands-on research with real-world applications. Our investment in state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories puts students in the driver's seat toward innovation. Through countless opportunities to explore bold, new ideas in emerging fields, a UMass education prepares our students to tackle global challenges and drive real change.

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Go Where Life Takes You

Our dynamic, flexible learning environment adapts to students' evolving needs, providing revolutionary accessibility and opportunity. It allows students to adapt their educational experience from wherever life needs them to be. From online courses and flexible learning that allow students to study from anywhere at their own pace to study abroad programs that offer a deep dive into new cultures and perspectives, there's an option for everyone.

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Be UMass Proud

At UMass Amherst, success and excellence extends beyond the classroom to athletics, student clubs and organizations, community engagement, and campus life. Here, you can find belonging, grow your passion, and leave your mark.