Admissions & Financial Aid

Transfer Students

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“I transferred to UMass Boston, and I am extremely excited to see what the future holds for me." - Matt Lemire, College of Management 

Nearly 3,000 new college transfer students are selected to continue their college studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston each year.

Transfer students' reasons for coming and the paths they've taken to get to UMass Boston vary widely, but they all seem to have discovered something at Boston's public research university that they couldn’t find elsewhere.

What Makes You a Transfer Student at UMass Boston?

You are considered a transfer student to UMass Boston if you have attended one or more post-secondary institutions after graduating from high school or receiving your GED, regardless of the number of credits earned.

Learn more about special application requirements if you are thinking about transferring as an international student.

Before You Apply as a Transfer Student

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