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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Location

Amherst, US, Amherst United States

Ranking

# =275QS World University Rankings

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1Undergraduate programs

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4Postgraduate programs

About University of Massachusetts Amherst

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 over 30,000 students, from 49 United States and over 85 countries. Its 10 schools and colleges offer over 100 undergraduate majors, 78 master's and 48 doctoral programs. Sponsored research activities total over $200 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.

About University of Massachusetts Amherst

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 over 30,000 students, from 49 United States and over 85 countries. Its 10 schools and colleges offer over 100 undergraduate majors, 78 master's and 48 doctoral programs. Sponsored research activities total over $200 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.

Available programs

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 over 30,000 students, from 49 United States and over 85 countries. Its 10 schools and colleges offer over 100 undergraduate majors, 78 master's and 48 doctoral programs. Sponsored research activities total over $200 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.

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 over 30,000 students, from 49 United States and over 85 countries. Its 10 schools and colleges offer over 100 undergraduate majors, 78 master's and 48 doctoral programs. Sponsored research activities total over $200 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.

University information

Bachelor

6+
3+
1190+
80+

Master

2+
320+
639+
6+
80+
29,668
82%
18%
4,497
55%
45%
1,942
71%
29%

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Rankings & ratings

University of Massachusetts Amherst is one of the top public universities in Amherst, United States. It is ranked #=275 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #290
  • 2014
    #261
  • 2015
    #282
  • 2016
    #=243
  • 2017
    #251
  • 2018
    #249
  • 2019
    #259
  • 2020
    #305
  • 2021
    #270
  • 2022
    #=246
  • 2023
    #=253
  • 2024
    #245
  • 2025
    #=275

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University of Massachusetts Amherst basic Public Very High 15 no 4497 L 394