It is a US government funded university and is the flagship campus of the MIT. It is ranked 26th in the world in the list of top public universities. They offer undergraduate degrees in more than 100 programs and more than 50 degrees in master’s courses. It was initially founded as agricultural college.
- The University of Massachusetts Amherst has 1,232 full-time instructional faculty. This institute has more than 1300 part time faculties working as researchers. There research works are area précised.
- It offers 110 bachelor's degree programs, six associates, 74 masters and 47 doctoral programs in nine schools and colleges. Therefore making it in the top 10 universities of USA. As a public university, it also holds a good rank around the globe.
- Its 19 teams compete at the NCAA Division I level. It also has sporting teams which participate in various world events. They have even courses in sports but no full time
- Its campus is on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. The campus is based like the system of MIT. It hence is the second largest campus in the city.
- It is a 5 campus public university.