UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst is the Flagship campus of the UMass system and a Morrill land grant public research institution with over 31,000 students and 1,400 full time faculty and a annual research budget of approximately $230 million.

About

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees.

Location

UMass Amherst, located in Amherst, Massachusetts, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

Enrollment (Fall 2019)

  • 24,209 undergraduate students
  • 7,141 graduate students
  • 31,350 total undergraduate and graduate students

Faculty

  • Over 1,400 full-time instructional faculty

Tuition and Fees (2019-20)

Massachusetts resident, full-time undergraduate
  • Tuition/Fees: $16,389
  • Housing/Meals: $13,004
Non-resident, full-time undergraduate
  • Tuition/Fees: $35,710
  • Housing/Meals: $13,004

Fees include mandatory fees only. Housing/Meals based on full year, standard double room, value meal plan. See complete fee details, including graduate tuition and fees and tuition and fees for the New England Regional Student Program.

Accreditation 

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

Research

Supported research activities nearly $211 million in FY2018.

Academics

109 bachelor’s degree programs, five associate’s, 78 master’s and 48 doctoral programs in nine schools and colleges.

Library

The library system is the largest at a state-supported institution in New England with over 7 million items.

Alumni

Approximately 250,000 living alumni around the world.

Athletics

21 teams compete at the NCAA Division I level.

Arts

The Fine Arts Center brings nationally-known theater, music, and dance to campus year-round. Six galleries provide a variety of spaces for visual arts. Student art and performance opportunities abound.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Incubator

Events and Community Building

  • Community Outreach
  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Government Funding

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Business Degree Program
  • Internship Program
  • Student Placement
  • Student Research Projects
  • Student Training

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Financial/Economic Trends
  • Market Research

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Alternative Energy
  • Commercialization of Technology
  • High Tech Development
  • Life Sciences Development
  • Manufacturing Development
  • PPE Production
  • Science/Bioscience Seminars
  • Technology Transfer
  • Wet Lab Incubator

Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking
  • Lab Space
  • Makerspace / Hackerspace
  • Wet Lab

Starting a Business

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Startup Classes

Training

  • Business Management Training
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Health Care Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Online Courses and Videos
Primary Contact
Chris Dunn
Address
Whitmore Administration Building
181 President's Drive
Amherst, MA 01003
Phone
(978) 985-9174
Website
umass.edu