The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Elaine Marieb College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. The baccalaureate degree program is fully approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Number of Graduates from each class: 2023

  • Undergraduate Nursing Majors: 58
  • Accelerated Bachelor’s Nursing Program: 78
  • RN to BS Program: 9

Annual first-time NCLEX Pass Rate: 2022

  • 81%

Transferability of Credits Policy

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Admissions office evaluates transfer credits for students applying for their first undergraduate degree. No nursing courses are accepted for transfer credit.