CNS at a Glance

Thirteen Departments & Two Schools

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

Twenty One Buildings

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


6 AS programs (Stockbridge School)

34 BS & BA programs

42 MS & PhD programs

Grants FY2013

$80.13 million total research awards


468 Tenure track and research faculty

88 Lecturers

176 Postdoctoral researchers

6,398 Undergraduate students
33% of total seniors who graduate with honors

1,225 Graduate students
956 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

4 UMass Extension

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