The largest public university in New England, the University of Massachusetts-Amherst is the flagship campus of the UM System. UMass is a land-grant university with the “Highest Research Activity.” It is ranked #75 in National Universities and #29 in Top Public Schools by U.S. News & World Report. The university is committed to sustainability being named one of the top 50 Green Colleges by The Princeton Review and housing multiple LEED Gold rated buildings on campus.
This is my home. UMASS Amherst is unlike any place I have seen because it is this massive city cradled in a gorgeous, mountain-crested valley. Also, even though the campus is massive, you don't feel anything less than at home in your niche: U R UMASS.
Stephani from Mendon, MA
There is something special for EVERYONE at UMass Amherst. The classes are challenging and educational, the clubs are diverse and welcoming, and the campus is beautiful all-year round. Everyone will have a great experience at this top-notch university.