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As the creative and cultural heart of UMass Amherst, HFA offers students the benefits of a large research institution while fostering the small classes and sense of community one might expect from a liberal arts college. Many of our faculty mentors are internationally known, putting them at the forefront of their fields.

With 14 academic departments, 38 majors, 25 minors, and 15 certificates to choose from, as well as opportunities to get involved with 13 special centers, institutes, and programs within the college, students have ample opportunity to delve into diverse interests with interdisciplinary learning.

At HFA, you’re encouraged to explore ideas and discover yourself.