The University of Massachusetts (UMass) is the only public research university system in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It consists of five campuses in Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell and UMass Medical School in Worcester. The university also has a satellite in Springfield and a School of Law in Dartmouth. The University of Massachusetts has been providing high-quality educational opportunities for more than 150 years. It was established in 1863 as the Massachusetts Agricultural College, located in Amherst.