Founded in 1863, UMass Amherst is the flagship campus of the public university system in Massachusetts. Located in the beautiful western Massachusetts town of Amherst --
consistently ranked as one of the "Top College Towns in America”-- we are a global community with internationally recognized academic programs, world class faculty, and a vibrant group of 22,000 undergraduate students.
UMass Amherst pulls the entire student experience together like few places can. With more than 100 majors from which to choose, hundreds of student organizations, a plethora of undergraduate research opportunities, and more than 400 ways to study abroad, there’s a little bit of something here for everyone. We have a good feeling you’ll soon be wanting to be a part of the #UMassFamily as well. But don’t just take our word for it. Come visit and see for yourself!
*The Office of Undergraduate Admissions works with prospective students to guide them through the application and college selection process. If there is anything our office can do to assist you, please do not hesitate to contact us. You can find the admissions counselor responsible for your location here. For general inquiries, please email [email protected] or call us at 413-545-0222.