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Undergraduate Admissions

International Students

Applying as an International Student

UMass Amherst is home to over 23,000 undergraduate students from around the U.S. and more than 70 countries. Our goal? To educate and prepare responsible and globally-engaged citizens to succeed in a highly connected and competitive world. Join us!

Seven Things I Learned in my First Month at the University of Massachusetts

You should apply as a first-year student if you have never attended college before. 

Students at the International Fesitval on the Amherst Town Common

You should apply as a transfer student if you have attended another college or university, even if you were only enrolled for a semester. 

Where is UMass Amherst?

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UMass Amherst is located in western Massachusetts in one of the safest and most beautiful areas of the United States.