Location: Amherst, MA
Student Population: 30,037 students (49.4% female, 50.6% male, 21% of color, 60% in-state)
Student/Staff Ratio: 17:1
Accreditation: NEASC, AACSB, ABET, ACPHA, ADIA, AICP, APA, ASLHA, ASLA, CCNE, CEPH, LAAB, NAAB, NASAD, NASM, NCATE, SAF
Ranking: #26 public university in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Guide.
Campus Life: 45% of students live on campus, over 200 student groups, 30 performing arts ensembles, 14 intramural sports leagues, and 19 NCAA Division 1 athletic teams.
Residential Options: Undergraduate housing is available across 52 traditional and suite-style dorms or apartments. Options include alcohol-free, 24-hour quiet, single sex, gender-inclusive, co-ed suites, and language immersive living. Living and learning options include the Commonwealth Honors College, Residential Academic Programs, and communities focused on multiculturalism, Asian-Americans, African-Americans, LGBTQIA+, and Wellness. UMass sophomores have additional community options centered on creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, or technical solutions. Graduate housing is available in 2 apartment complexes. Apartments are also available to any student with dependent children.