Current Accreditation Status

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).

Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the Commission should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution. 

Individuals may also contact:

New England Commission of Higher Education
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100
Burlington, MA 01803-4514
(781) 425 7785
Email: info@neche.org

The next comprehensive review will take place October 21-24, 2018.

2018 UMass Amherst Self-Study - Complete Report

2013 Interim Report

CIHE Response to 2013 Interim Report

2009 Self-Study

CIHE Response to 2009 Self-Study

Invitation for Public Comment