Academics

Admission Requirements

Freshmen and Transfer applicants that have never attended UMass Boston as a matriculated student must apply through University Undergraduate Admissions.

Freshmen:

  • The average minimum GPA has been around 3.2 during the last few cycles
  • A “waiting list” is generally created for a small group of students below the minimum GPA. These applicants are considered for admissions if we do not reach our yield
  • Applicants may be offered acceptance to their secondary option if they are not accepted to Nursing. Please contact Undergraduate Admissions for further information.

Transfer:

  • The average minimum GPA has been around 3.4 during the last few cycles
  • A “waiting list” is generally created for a small group of students below the minimum GPA. These applicants are considered for admissions if we do not reach our yield goal.
  • Applicants may be  offered acceptance to their secondary option if they are no accepted to Nursing. Please contact Undergraduate Admissions for further information.
  • Students applying for the Fall 2013 semester and beyond are required to take the TEAS exam. Please read the TEAS FAQ's here

Notes:

  • Science GPA is calculated from the following college level courses: Anatomy and Physiology 1&2, Microbiology and Nutrition
  • Transfer students are not required to have a science GPA to apply. Science GPA is only calculated if applicants have completed any of these courses.
  • There are no prerequisites to apply

Applicants that are current or previous UMass Boston students must apply by completing an Inter College Transfer (ICT) application. Applicants that have earned a previous Bachelor’s degree from UMass Boston must apply by completing a University of Massachusetts Second Degree Application. Both ICT and Second Degree Applications must be submitted to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Applications are available by visiting the following website:
https://www.umb.edu/registrar/forms

Deadlines:
December 1st