UMass Students
Undergraduate Admissions


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


Fall Application Final Deadline (Transfer)


Enrollment Deposit Due (First-Year)


Enrollment Deposit Due (Transfer)


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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.

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