United States of America
Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
UMass Amherst was born in 1863 as a land-grant agricultural college set on 310 rural acres with four faculty members, four wooden buildings, 56 students and a curriculum combining modern farming, science, technical courses, and liberal arts.
UMass Amherst entered the 21st century as the flagship campus of the state’s five-campus University system, and enrollment of nearly 24,000 students and a national and international reputation for excellence.
UMass Amherst recognizes its far-reaching impact on the environment. We are committed to becoming a “green” leader and striving to reduce our environmental footprint and promote environmental education for the campus community.
From its beginnings as a land grant institution, UMass Amherst has focused on stewardship of the earth. As a leading public research university, UMass has a unique opport