Admission to the University of Massachusetts is handled separately by each UMass campus. UMass has four campuses for undergraduates and graduates, each with its own identity and academic and research specialties. In addition, the University of Massachusetts Medical School, located in Worcester, includes a School of Medicine, Graduate School of Nursing, and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. UMass also offers continuing education at each campus and accredited degrees or certificates online via UMassOnline.


University of Massachusetts undergraduates have over 200 majors to choose from. Follow the links below to apply directly to the program that interests you.

  • UMass Amherst
    • Commonwealth College, an honors college based at UMass Amherst, offers academically talented undergraduates a community that promotes engagement with peers, leading scholars, and society. The UMass undergraduate campuses at Boston, Dartmouth, and Lowell offer an honors program that is affiliated with Commonwealth College.
  • UMass Boston
  • UMass Dartmouth
  • UMass Lowell


Graduate students at the University of Massachusetts pursue advanced studies and engage in cutting-edge research in a wide variety fields.


Whether you complete your associate degree at a community college or transfer at any other point in your academic career from another institution, UMass provides a welcome place to finish your degree:

University of Massachusetts Medical School


UMassOnline, the University's distance learning division allows students to earn a high quality accredited degree or certificate from the same outstanding faculty and programs offered on campus.

Continuing Education