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Facts and Figures

Deeply rooted in its educational goal of providing quality medical, research and nursing education to its students, the UMass Chan Medical School, together with its clinical partner, UMass Memorial Health, is a vibrant academic medical center characterized by achievements and progress in a number of areas. 

How We Rank

  UMass Medical students participating in rounds at UMass Memorial Medical Center.

UMass Chan Medical School is consistently ranked in the top 10 percent of the nation’s medical schools and schools of osteopathic medicine for excellence in primary care education by weekly news magazine U.S. News & World Report in its annual review “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”

Beyond its core mission of distinction in medical education, the past decade has seen UMass Medical School explode onto the national scene as a major center for research. The institution also ranks near the top among public medical schools in the Northeast in the amount of funding awarded by the National Institutes of Health. Federal and private research grants and contracts at UMass Chan rose from about $2 million in 1977 to more than $246 million in FY 2019, making it one of the fastest growing research institutions in the United States. 

 Women pipetting in a basic research lab at Umass Medical School.  

2019 Facts & Figures

FY’19 Funding and Revenue

State appropriation: $58  million

State contracts:* $41  million

Public Service: $291 million

Research: $246 million

Sales and Services: $106 million

Other Revenue: $161 million

Total $903 million


  Students in caps and gowns at Commencement 2014 at UMass Medical School

Number of Faculty (Including Voluntary Faculty)

  • 314 Basic science full- and part-time faculty
  • 2,911 Clinical full- and part-time faculty
  • 165 Nursing faculty

T.H. Chan School of Medicine

  • 608 MD Students
  • 39 MD/PhD Students
  • 4,358 Alumni

Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

  • 279 PhD students
  • 39 MD/PhD students
  • 13 Clinical & Population Health Research students
  • 14 Master of Science in Clinical Investigation students
  • 1,065 Alumni

Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing

  • 30 PhD students
  • 162 DNP students
  • 1,323 Alumni

Affiliated hospitals and medical centers

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