The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Checklist for First-Year Applicants

Download and print this checklist to assist in the application process.

  •   Common Application
  •   Application fee
  •   Common Application School Report and Official High School Transcript (grades 9-11)
  •   Official transcripts for all completed college coursework. Photocopies, student copies, or emailed electronic college transcripts are not acceptable.
  •   Academic Letter of Recommendation
  •   Common Application Mid-Term Report / mid-semester grades
  •   TOEFL / IELTS scores (English as a second language students only)
  •   Additional audition / portfolio for those applying to Architecture, Art, Dance, or Music.
  • (Optional) SAT I and/or ACT scores sent electronically and directly from the testing agency. Standardized tests are optional for first-year applicants, please refer to our test-optional policy page for more information.