CNS at a Glance

Thirteen Departments and One School

Astronomy, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Conservation, Food Science, Geosciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Microbiology, Physics, Polymer Science and Engineering, Psychological and Brain Sciences, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, and Veterinary and Animal Sciences

Please note that Computer Science is now the College of Information and Computer Sciences.

Twenty Buildings

Agriculture Engineering, Apiary, Bowditch, Chenowith, Clark, Conte Polymer Science, Fernald, French, Goessmann, Hasbrouck, Hatch, Holdsworth, Integrated Sciences, Lederle, Life Sciences Laboratories, Morrill, Paige, Stockbridge, Thayer, Tobin

Education

6 AS programs (Stockbridge School)

32 BS & BA programs

40 MS & PhD programs

Grants FY2014

$72.69 million in state appropriations

$80.39 million in sponsored research

People

425 Tenure track and research faculty

91 Lecturers

161 Postdoctoral researchers

5,767 Undergraduate students
33% of total seniors who graduate with honors

1,010 Graduate students
806 Doctoral students
33% of total UMass PhDs

Interdisciplinary Collaborations

5 Graduate programs
Architecture & Design
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Neuroscience & Behavior
Organismic & Evolutionary Biology
Plant Biology
Sustainability Science

7 Graduate student training &
certificate opportunities
Cognitive Science
Food Science Public Policy
NSF IGERT, Cellular Engineering
NSF IGERT, Nanotechnology Innovation
NIH Chemistry-Biology Interface
Peace & the Prevention of Violence
Psycholinguistics

4 UMass Extension

Extension Agriculture and Commercial Horticulture
Environmental and Water Conservation
4-H Youth Development
Extension Nutrition Education Program