Admissions & Financial Aid

Transfer Application Requirements

You are required to submit all of the following materials in order to be considered for admission as a transfer to UMass Boston:

All documents should be mailed to:

University of Massachusetts Boston
Undergraduate Admissions Processing
PO Box 814
Randolph, MA 02368

Please note that:

Essay Requirement

All UMass Boston transfer student applicants are asked to submit a personal essay. It gives you the opportunity to present yourself in a way that grades and test scores cannot. Our admissions counselors use your essay to determine your ability to organize your thoughts and express yourself clearly.

The admission essay is also used in consideration for admission to the university’s Honors College or scholarship opportunities for qualified applicants.

Please select one of the following questions and write an essay of about 500 words.

Essay topic options: