Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines
First-year applicants are those who will have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent by they time they plan to enroll at UMass Boston. Students are encouraged to apply by the non-binding Early Action deadline of November 1st for priority scholarship and housing opportunity. The Regular Decision application deadline is March 1st.
UMass Boston is a transfer-friendly university, enrolling more than 2,000 transfer students annually. Any student who has earned post-secondary college credits should apply as a transfer applicant.
There's no better way to get a feel for campus than to experience it yourself. UMass Boston offers visit opportunities Monday through Friday and select Saturdays. Let us know what you'd like to do to make the most of your time on campus. Schedule your visit today at admissions.umb.edu/visit.
“There are 90 languages spoken at UMass Boston. You have a feeling that this is the epicenter of the world. You hear diverse ideas in the classroom. You debate concepts that you don’t hold in common. This is the essence of an education, to give you a platform and understanding of the world and a way of understanding to let you go on and define the future with a critical mind and all kinds of skills.”