Welcome to the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst

Chancellor Kumble SubbaswamyEstablished as a center for student-focused experiential learning and a hub of research-industry collaboration, the Mount Ida Campus offers a wealth of opportunities for UMass Amherst students as they engage in their academic pursuits and prepare for meaningful and rewarding careers.

Located in Newton, adjacent to the Newton-Needham Innovation District, and the tech-focused Route 128 corridor, the campus is growing its undergraduate career development programs with expanded access to internships and co-ops in the thriving Greater Boston area. Academic programs at the Mount Ida Campus are aligned with the increasing demand for talent in areas such as health care, business, computer science, and other STEM specialties, ensuring the campus will play an important role in filling the talent pipeline that drives the Massachusetts innovation economy.

By enhancing opportunities for our students to grow professionally while contributing to our state’s vibrant economy, UMass Amherst, the commonwealth’s only public land-grant university and its flagship campus, is building on its long history of service to the state, while fostering upward economic mobility for the citizens of Massachusetts and the world.


Kumble Subbaswamy