Come and Join Us.
Whether you are new to UMass Amherst or are rejoining us, find out everything you need to know about applying to a flexible and accessible undergraduate degree program.
We're so pleased that you're interested in joining the UMass Amherst family. Our dedicated admissions team is waiting for your application!
Ready to Apply?
It's easy to apply. Just select your desired program for details on how to apply including deadlines, eligibility requirements and required materials.
FORMER UMASS DEGREE STUDENTS: If you are a former UMass Amherst student who did not complete your degree and is interested in returning, please visit the Reactivation and Readmission page for instructions.
If you are interest in applying to any of our Graduate Programs, please visit the program website for eligibility, required materials, deadlines and other pertinent information. You can access the specific program website from our Graduate program listing.
Questions? Contact our Admissions team or 413-545-3440.
Active Military or Veterans
UMass Amherst welcomes veterans and active members of the military. We are committed to offering quality services and support programs for those that have given so much of themselves.
Learn more about the admissions process and how you can take advantage of the benefits you have earned.
Below is a list of frequently used resources about admission to our programs. Still need more help, go to the full list of admissions resources.
We honor the Mass Transfer Gen Ed Foundation (GEF) for Massachusetts community college students or graduates.
Requirements that must be met by all international students.
Students who return to the University after an absence of at least three years may have their prior work excluded from the calculation of their cumulative grade point average subject to certain conditions.
We understand that investing in your education is a significant financial decision. Scholarships and other tuition assistance programs are available.
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 additional information.