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Considering UMass?

Welcome to UMass Amherst, where academically accomplished, socially responsible game-changers like you come to research, learn, work, and live. Whether your career goals have you engineering a solution to climate change, teaching the next generation of innovative teachers, or administering kind and compassionate health care to the underserved, UMass can help you get there.

Important Deadlines


Transfer Priority Application Deadline (Spring 2022)


Early Action Application Deadline (First-Year)


Regular Decision Application Deadline (First-Year)


FAFSA (Financial Aid) Application Deadline

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Learn more about life at UMass, from over 100 undergraduate academic programs to what it’s like to call us your home away from home: where you’ll live, what clubs and sports you can enjoy, and how you’ll like the food (seriously, it’s award-winning).

Tour Our Exceptional Campus

You can see our beautiful campus through our virtual tour, or join us for an online event to learn all about life at UMass and the application process.

Paying for UMass

College is an investment in your future, and UMass Amherst is dedicated to making sure a great education is attainable for as many students as possible. Find out how much it costs to attend and see how our Financial Aid Services can help you pay for time at UMass.