UMass Medical School

  • #1 in New England for primary care education
  • Top 1% for student satisfaction
  • $274M annual research expenditures

UMass Medical School Campus Profile

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  • Location Urban

The University of Massachusetts Medical School, the state’s first and only public medical school, is a world-class health sciences campus renowned for the quality and scope of its medical research and education. 

UMass Medical School at a Glance

Perennially ranked in the top 10 percent for primary care education by U.S. News & World Report, UMass Medical School advances the health and well-being of the people of the Commonwealth and the world through pioneering education, research and health care delivery.

Student Satisfaction

Located 45 minutes west of Boston in the second-largest city in New England, UMass Medical School offers rigorous health sciences programs in three graduate schools: the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the Graduate School of Nursing. Its School of Medicine is ranked in the top one percent nationally for student satisfaction.

World-Leading Discovery

Boasting some of the world's leading scientific minds, UMass Medical School's faculty includes a Nobel Laureate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators and a Breakthrough Prize winner. UMass Medical School is a globally recognized leader in biomedical research, with its researchers making pivotal advances in the fight against HIV, cancer, diabetes, ALS and infectious diseases, and its campus hosting an institute for rare diseases research and an RNA Therapeutics Institute.

Funded Research

UMass Medical School's relentless commitment to discovery is supported by more than $250 million each year in external research funding. UMass Medical School ranks 14th nationally among public medical schools for funding from the National Institutes of Health, according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.

Total Research & Development Expenditures

The UMass Medical School campus remains committed to research growth, with R&D expenditures approaching $300 million.

Fiscal year expenditures

From clinical excellence to groundbreaking discovery, UMass Medical School is revolutionizing the medical landscape.

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A Career in Medicine

UMass Medical School includes the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Nursing and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. A world-class education from UMass Medical School prepares students for a rewarding career in medicine that enriches the lives of others.

Cutting-Edge Medical Research

UMass Medical School is home to some of medicine's preeminent researchers. Working closely together in a uniquely collaborative environment, they seek to identify and develop solutions to devastating ailments ranging from heart disease to ALS. Their efforts have the potential to create a better future for all.

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