Applying to UMass
UMass Amherst recruits and attracts many types of student applicants from all over the world. Each year, we search for students who will bring their unique strengths and diverse talents to the UMass Amherst campus. We conduct an individualized review of applications with careful consideration of a student's academic achievements, personal qualities, and motivation.
Other Ways to Apply
Unsure about how to apply to UMass Amherst? Review our applicant categories to see where you fit.
Mark Your Calendar
Common App Opens
Spring Application Priority Deadline (First-Year)
Spring Application Priority Deadline (Transfer)
Early Action Deadline (First-Year)
The Admissions Decision
The University of Massachusetts Amherst uses a holistic review process to carefully consider applicants in an individualized context. In addition to academic achievements, we are interested in the behaviors and attitudes, such as a love of learning and intellectual curiosity, that make students great learners and full contributors to the vibrancy of a campus community.