Resources for Transfer Students

You’ll find support staff and programs across campus to help UMass feel like an engaging learning environment for you. We created this resources page to serve as a guide for what you can find. If you don’t find what you’re looking for,  ask us! We're happy to help. 


Transfer Students at UMass Amherst

  • For Fall 2023, we welcomed 1,052 new traditional transfer students
  • 361 (34%) of those students came from community colleges
  • Students came from a total of 260 institutions across 38 states and three countries
  • 17% entered as first-years, 47% as sophomores, 35% as juniors
  • Demographics:
    • Age ranged from 18 to 44
    • 31% are students of color
    • 31 are international students
    • 23% are first-generation

Student Success and Transfer Students 

The Student Success unit is dedicated to amplifying the diversity of transfer student voices and experiences on campus. We are collaborating on several efforts with other departments. We are continuing to develop supportive collaborations and welcome your input and ideas!