Providing Equal Access to an Exceptional Education
The access we offer to a world-class education brings students from near and far (136 countries, to be exact).
Become a Beacon and pursue your passion in UMass Boston’s diverse, supportive environment. Many students across our 200+ undergraduate and graduate programs receive financial aid—providing access to an education that’s exceptional and affordable.
Our dedicated team of admissions and financial aid professionals understands that navigating the complexities of admissions and financial aid can be overwhelming, which is why we offer personalized support every step of the way. Our goal is to ensure that every student has the information and resources they need to make informed decisions about their education and to create a pathway to success.
How to Get Started
At UMass Boston we serve students of all kinds, at all levels—from first years to graduate students, transitioning service members to international students, and beyond.
No matter who you are or where you’re coming from, you’ll find support from our admissions counselors. Use the links below to find out more about the application, enrollment, and orientation process.
Choose Your Student Path
Review application requirements, explore scholarship opportunities, find important dates, and more.
Finish your bachelor’s degree at UMass Boston. Learn about our transfer application process, scholarships, and how to transfer earned credits.
Earn your master’s or PhD to advance your career—or upskill in your field with a graduate or professional certificate. Check your program’s requirements and deadlines to begin your application.
Join students from more than 136 countries in a city known for its history and innovation. Find application information and resources for international students.
We are proud to serve our veteran students, offering tailored support services. Learn how to maximize your benefits for earning a degree and access information on our veteran support services.