Admissions & Financial Aid

First-Year Freshmen

First-year freshmen at UMass Boston

UMass Boston proudly welcomes more than 1,100 new first-year freshman students each year. They come to us from high schools near and far.

As you consider applying to UMass Boston as a first-year freshman, we recommend you do a few important things:


Why UMass Boston?

Greg Meyers inspects the lemons in the Biology Department Greenhouses on the fourth floor of the Science Center.

Greg Meyers

Class of 2013

“Being so close to the water, you can go and touch and feel things that you can’t find in a lab.”

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