Middle aged white woman with big curly, brown sitting at her laptop smiling.

"For older students who run into roadblocks indicating that they CAN'T, with UWW they CAN"

-UWW alum


it's easy to get started

The UMass University Without Walls (UWW) seeks to admit adults who are determined to finish their bachelor's degrees and ready to work hard to complete a rigorous program of study. 


To be considered for admission, you must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • A minimum of 12 college credits
  • A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • You do not have a bachelor's degree  

former umass amherst students

You are exempt from the 2.0 GPA requirement. We can help you finish what you started. Welcome back

application deadlines

April 15 to start in September. BREAKING NEWS!  Deadline extended to June 1. Application fee waived. 
October 1 to start in January. 

apply now.