Campus Profile

UMass Amherst provides an environment rich in academics, innovation, history, and culture.

Academic Programs

Our NINE schools and colleges offer:

  • 118 bachelor's degree programs
  • 6 associate's degree programs
  • 76 master's degree programs
  • 48 doctoral Programs


  • 23,373 undergraduate students
  • 6,664 graduate students
  • 30,037 total students


  • 1,300 full-time instructional faculty


The University of Massachusetts Amherst is the flagship public campus in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Founded in 1863, it is the largest public research university in New England, distinguished by the excellence and breadth of its academic, research, and community outreach programs.

Each year, UMass Amherst spends more than $200 million on research, demonstrating its contribution to the nation’s position as a technological and economic leader. We work in conjunction with academic, government, and private partners to translate new knowledge and scientific discoveries into technical innovations and scholarly works that create opportunity for students, faculty, and the public.