The University of Massachusetts Amherst is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
The most recent comprehensive accreditation review took place on October 21-24, 2018. On April 12, 2019, NECHE voted to continue UMass Amherst's accreditation for ten years. A standard fifth-year interim report will be submitted for consideration in fall 2023. The complete response from NECHE to the university is available below.
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