How to Apply
The Admissions Office currently accepts applications for the following undergraduate degree programs only:
- UWW BA/BS Degree Completion (Online and/or On-Campus)
- Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Completion (Online)
- BS in Hospitality and Tourism Management Degree Completion (Online)
- AS in Sustainable Food and Farming (Online)
- BS in Sustainable Food and Farming (Online)
- RN to BS in Nursing (Online)
- Accelerated Bachelor’s in Nursing (On-Campus @ Springfield Center)
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Other Admissions Categories
Other university departments process applications for the following types of students:
Community College Students & Graduates
Review the International Applicant's Guide for specialized information and instructions.
UMass Amherst uses the American Council on Education (ACE) guidelines and applies the same standards to credits for military education as those applied to coursework from accredited colleges and universities. The JST military transcript is available in electronic format only and may be requested via the Joint Services Transcript (JST) website.
Click here for information on military transcripts and credits.
Please remit the recommendation form in addition to the application.
Get information or register for the NLN Achievement Test.
All applicants are required to provide responses to questions about their disciplinary and criminal history. Students who respond “yes” to the disciplinary history question must provide information about the approximate date of each incident and the circumstances. Additionally, if the incident/s occurred at a college, the institution’s Dean of Students Office must also submit a letter of explanation. Student applications will be considered incomplete without either or both explanation/s. Students who, after reviewing the exceptions set forth below, respond “yes” to the criminal history question will be asked to provide information about the location and approximate date of each applicable incident and the circumstances. Students may also be required to produce additional information and be subject to a criminal record check. Applications which do not include a student’s explanation and/or all additional requested information will be considered incomplete and treated accordingly. All applicants with a disciplinary/criminal history will be reviewed for admission by the University Admissions Committee. More information is available at www.umass.edu/admissions/transferforms
(Note: You are not required to answer “yes” to the criminal history question if the criminal adjudication or conviction: (1) has been expunged, sealed, annulled, pardoned, destroyed, erased, impounded, or otherwise ordered by a court to be kept confidential; (2) was a first conviction for misdemeanor drunkenness, simple assault, speeding, minor traffic violations, or disturbance of the peace; or (3) any conviction of a misdemeanor where the conviction occurred more than five years prior to the date of this application, unless you were sentenced to imprisonment upon conviction of the misdemeanor, or you have been convicted of another criminal offense within the five-year period.)