University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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s a public research and land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, and the flagship of the University of Massachusetts system. With 1,174 faculty members and more than 26,000 students, UMass Amherst is the largest public university in New England and is ranked among top 30 public universities in the nation. The university offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees in 90 undergraduate and 72 graduate areas of study, through eight schools and colleges. The main campus is situated north of downtown Amherst. In a 2009 article for MSN.com, Amherst was ranked first in Best College Towns in the United States. In 2012, U.S. News and World Report ranked Amherst amongst the Top 10 Great College Towns in America.

  • No. of undergraduate students: 21,373

  • International students: 1.00%

  • No. of postgraduate students: 6,196

  • International students: 24.00%

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