How To Apply
Begin by reviewing the university's general Application Requirements for graduate admission.
Then apply to UMass Boston by completing our:
Please refer to our Application Requirements page to ensure that you have all the information and supporting materials necessary to complete your application. It is also important that you check the application requirements for the program to which you are applying. Many graduate programs have specific application instructions, and your application will not be considered complete if any of the program’s required materials are missing. Please note: all materials submitted to the University become the property of the University, and will in no case be returned to the applicant nor forwarded to any third party.
All required application materials not uploaded via the online application must be submitted directly to the Graduate Admissions Office. Materials submitted elsewhere will delay processing of your application.
International Applicants! You must meet some additional requirements in order to complete your application.
When to Apply
Please review the Application Deadlines page to ensure that you submit your completed application on time (including supporting materials). Many programs have their own deadlines. So it is also important that you check the application deadline for the graduate program to which you are applying.
Note: if you have a valid reason for being unable to apply using our online application, you may apply by mail by sending your completed Application Form and required supporting materials to:
Office of Graduate Admissions
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125-3393
Graduate Studies Catalog for 2010-2012 (Print version)
Application Requirements Checklist
UMass Boston is not currently accepting students for online study who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Maryland, or Minnesota, due to regulations in those states.