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A glimpse at UMass Chan Medical School

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 Chan Medical School is consistently ranked in the top 10 percent of U.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 Chan 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 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 $400 million in FY 2021, making it one of the fastest growing research institutions in the United States. 

2021 facts and figures

FY’21 funding and revenue

State appropriation: $58  million

State contracts:* $47  million

Public service: $335 million

Research: $301 million

Sales and services: $100 million

Other revenue: $151 million

Total $992 million



Faculty (as of Nov. 2020): 3,563

T.H. Chan School of Medicine

  • 627 MD students
  • 36 MD/PhD students
  • 4,660 alumni

Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

  • 282 PhD students
  • 40 MD/PhD students
  • 19 Clinical & Population Health Research students
  • 9 Master of Science in Clinical Investigation students
  • 1,130 alumni

Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing

  • 23 PhD students
  • 207 DNP students
  • 1,564 alumni

Affiliated hospitals and medical centers