Discover Physics at UMass Amherst

UMass Physics has a cutting-edge research portfolio, programs for bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degrees, and innovative and inclusive teaching and mentoring. Our students learn core concepts of science while developing valuable skills in critical and creative thinking, quantitative analysis, and problem-solving. Students from all backgrounds and at all levels join faculty in cutting-edge research, act as teaching assistants in classrooms, and help share our excitement about science with schools and the public. We have 39 faculty, 13 staff, about 100 graduate students and 250 undergraduate majors, at least five student organizations, and more than $7M in annual external research funding. Come and join us!