UMass Amherst is one of the largest public research universities in America. Located in an idyllic setting Amherst, Massachusetts, campus regularly ranks among the top public research universities in the country and offers a rich cultural environment in rural areas near major urban centers.
UMass at a glance:
•UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth flagship campus, is a state-run public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees.
•UMass Amherst, located in Amherst, Massachusetts, is at an altitude of 1450 acres in scenic Pioneer Valley in western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York. The campus offers a rich cultural environment in rural areas near major urban centers.