Applying to any university is a process – one that we try to make as painless as possible. UMass Global welcomes students from all backgrounds and experience levels, offering flexible programs designed for working adults.

Application Deadlines

In order to have a strong start, we recommend that you submit your application and all required documents at least two weeks before the session start date. This ensures that there is enough time to order your transcripts and partner with UMass Global to create an academic plan and understand how to pay for school.

Session Application Due Session Start
Summer I - 2023 April 17 May 1
Summer II - 2023  June 12  June 26
Fall I - 2023  August 14  August 28
Fall II - 2023  October 9  October 23
Spring I - 2024  December 18*  January 8
Spring II - 2024  February 19  March 4
Summer I - 2024  April 15  April 29
Summer II - 2024  June 10  June 24

The breaks for the 2023-2024 Academic Year are:
  • Winter Break: December 17th, 2023 through December 30th, 2023
  • Summer Break: June 16th, 2024 through June 29th, 2024
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    Applying to UMass Global

    Select one of the choices below that best fits your circumstances to learn more about admissions requirements, the application process and how to order transcripts. If you require special accommodations to complete the admission process, please register with the Office of Accessible Education and Counseling Services.

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    Undergraduate Admission

    Interested in an associate or bachelor’s degree program? Review the requirements for your specific program, fill out the online admissions application, and request and submit your transcripts.

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    Graduate Admission

    Applying for a master's or doctoral degree program? Research the requirements for your specific program, fill out the graduate admissions application (online), and request/order your transcripts. 

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    International Admission

    For international students traveling to the U.S. to attend classes at the university, UMass Global accepts applications and the visa types listed below. For international students planning to attend the ONLINE campus, ALL VISA types are eligible for admissions.

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    Now is a great time to finish what you started.

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    Welcome to our Transfer Center!

    Here you will discover how UMass Global can make your journey to a degree easier — and faster — than you might think.

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    Admission Documents

    Find general, graduate, and undergraduate admission documents.

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    Browse through frequently asked questions around how to apply for admission to UMass Global, transcripts, admission requirements and more.

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