The UMass Amherst Community College Connection (UMCCC) is especially designed for community college graduates who participated in a Joint Admissions or MassTransfer program at a Massachusetts community college. If you meet certain requirements (including a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher), you are guaranteed admission to UMass Amherst.
Our UMCCC students receive extensive “go to the front of the line” benefits:
There are a variety of financial aid programs available to students. To be considered, you need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The programs include scholarships, grants, low cost student loans and work-study programs.
Learn more about applying for financial aid.
Financial aid services assisted 18,000 students in receiving more than $230 million in financial aid
UMCCC students join hundreds of other community college graduates who come to UMass Amherst each fall. Through UMCCC, these students receive the support they need to succeed and graduate.