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University of Massachusetts Amherst

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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A leading center for public higher education in the Northeast, the University of Massachusetts Amherst has gained a reputation for excellence in a growing number of fields for its wide and varied academic offerings and for its expanding historic roles in education, research, and public service. The flagship campus of the Commonwealth's University system, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a major research university enrolling 29,000 students, from 48 United States and over 60 countries. Its 10 schools and colleges offer over 100 undergraduate majors, 75 master's and 47 doctoral programs. Sponsored research activities total more than $100 million a year. Located on 1,460-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, the campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers. As a member of the Five College consortium, the university shares a mutually rewarding relationship with students from Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith colleges.

=243
2016
251
2017
249
2018
  • 41.5
    Overall Score
  • 51.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 63.1
    Citations per Faculty
8
2014
10
2015
7
2016
3
2017
  • 87.1
    Overall Score
  • 90.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 89.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 55.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 93.7
    H-index Citations
201+
2017
201-250
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 32.3-37.9
    Overall Score
  • 57.7
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 54.2
    Partnerships with Employers
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,654
International
148

Number of students

25,111
Postgraduate 15%
Undergraduate 85%

Number of international students

1,921
Postgraduate 54%
Undergraduate 46%
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