Apply As a Freshman

Apply online by submitting either the UMass Boston web application or the Common Application below:

Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions if you experience any issues when submitting your application.

Test Optional

UMass Boston offers a no-test option. We recognize that while useful, standardized tests do not accurately reflect all students’ academic abilities. Students may apply Test Optional on their Common Application or UMass Boston Online Application. Read our FAQ to learn more.  

Application Tips

  • Before you start the online application, please be sure to check application deadlines.
  • Please read about application requirements that are necessary to complete your application for admission. Submit all additional application requirements to the following address:
University of Massachusetts Boston
Undergraduate Admissions Processing Center
PO Box 814 Randolph, MA 02368
  • Once your application has been submitted, you cannot make corrections to it online. Please review your application carefully before you submit. You should contact Undergraduate Admissions for instructions on how to make corrections to a submitted application.

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If you need any assistance during the application process, you may contact us at or 617.287.6100.