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Why UMASS Amherst

Founded in 1863, UMass Amherst is the largest public research university in New England and one of the best universities in the United States. UMass is ranked number 26 in a field of more than 700 public, four-year colleges and universities in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. A campus of innovation and high academic quality, UMass reached nearly $210 million in supported research activities in FY2017.

First-Rate Engineering Faculty

Faculty in the College of Engineering have received prestigious awards, honors, and grants from the nation’s most respected government agencies, private companies, and charitable and professional societies. Beyond their accolades, faculty push students to think critically and creatively in applying innovative ideas to hands-on engineering projects.

Invaluable Alumni Connections

UMass has a powerful network of more than 250,000 alumni worldwide who are leaders in their communities and professions, as well as in the sciences and arts.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

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