The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a public research university in Amherst, Massachusetts and the sole public land-grant university in Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The University of Massachusetts Boston is a nationally-ranked public research university known for its inclusive culture, student-centered teaching and deep connections to the booming economy and rich civic life of Boston.
UMass Amherst has an annual enrollment of more than 30,000 students, along with approximately 1,300 faculty members. It is the largest university in Massachusetts by campus size and second largest university by enrollment in Massachusetts, after Boston University and before Harvard University. The university offers academic degrees in 109 undergraduate, 77 master's and 48 doctoral programs. Programs are coordinated in nine schools and colleges.The University of Massachusetts Amherst is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity". According to the National Science Foundation, the university spent $211 million on research and development in 2018.