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University of Massachusetts Amherst

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University of Massachusetts Amherst UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, 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.

UMass Amherst was born in 1867 as a land-grant agricultural college set on 310 rural acres with four faculty members, four wooden buildings, 56 students and a curriculum combining modern farming, science, technical courses, and liberal arts.

UMass Amherst entered the 21st century as the flagship campus of the state’s five-campus University system, and enrollment of nearly 24,000 students and a national and international reputation for excellence.


Earth Sciences, Accounting, Afro-Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, Art, Art & Art History, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Building Construction, Chemical, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Classics, Communication, Communication Disorders, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Computer Systems & Applications, Dance, Design Management, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Electrical, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Design, Environmental Sciences, Ethnic Studies, Exercise & Sport Science, Finance, Food Science, Forestry, French, Geography, Geology, German, German Language and Literature, History, Horticulture, Hospitality Management, Human Nutrition, Interior Design, Italian, Italian Studies, Japanese, Japanese Language Culture, Journalism, Judaic Studies, Kinesiology, Landscape Architecture, Language, Latin, Legal Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Management, Marketing, Math, Mathematics, Mechanical, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Microbiology, Middle Eastern Studies, Music, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Philosophy, Physics, Plant Sciences, Political Science, Portuguese, Psychology, Russian, Science, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences

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Multiple Campuses


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(413) 545-0111
MA 01003 Amherst
United States
Phone: (413) 545-0012

 Admissions office:

Admissions Office University of Massachusetts Amherst
37 Mather Drive
MA 01003Amherst
United States
Phone: (413) 545-0222
Fax: (413) 545-4312…

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