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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

About UWW

Flexibility Meets Accessibility

Since introducing our first undergraduate degree completion program in 1971, the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s University Without Walls (UWW) has offered students at all stages of life superior flexible learning opportunities.

Today, UWW is the driving force behind UMass Amherst’s innovative, accessible, and adaptable educational approach that supports you in balancing school, work, and personal life. Our offerings—available to students in Massachusetts and anywhere around the world—include:

  • Pre-college
  • Undergraduate Degrees
  • Graduate Degrees
  • Certificates
  • Professional Development
  • Summer Programs

Learn From and With the Best

The education offered by UWW is on par with the rigorous academic standards of UMass Amherst, a top-ranked public university and the Commonwealth’s flagship campus. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, and is recognized worldwide for its bright students, excellent value, and leadership in research.