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Undergraduate Admissions

International Transfer Applicants

Transfer to UMass Amherst

Every year, we welcome more than 1,500 transfer students to the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Transfer students are a highly valued group of students in our community, with each student bringing various experiences and perspectives to campus.

As a transfer student, your journey towards your degree has already begun and we look forward to helping you take the next step on your path to achieving your goals at UMass Amherst! We understand the process of transferring may seem like a mountainous task and we are here to make it as easy as possible.


Find Your Path

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How many credits will you need to graduate from UMass Amherst? See which credits you can transfer, and how they will apply to to your degree. 



Fall Application Deadline (Final)


Enrollment Deposit Due


Common App Opens


Spring Application Deadline

Choosing a Major

You are required to select an intended major, as well as choose an additional major of interest. We have nearly 100 to choose from, as well as a program to build your own major!

Schedule a Visit

We know that during your college search nothing compares to seeing a campus in person, and are excited to welcome you to UMass Amherst. In-person campus visits can be very challenging for international students, but we're offering several online events where you can interact, ask questions, and learn all about the UMass Amherst experience.

Reach Out to Our Counselors

Admissions representatives are here to assist you! Please email with questions or to connect with a transfer admissions counselor.