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Apply As a Transfer Student

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

Fall Semester (Domestic) June 15
Spring Semester December 15
Traditional Nursing Program* Spring Start - November 1
Fall Start - March 1
Accelerated Nursing* Summer Start - February 1
Fall - May 1
Spring - September 1

*TEAS exam scores are not required for traditional or accelerated nursing applicants. Both programs are "TEAS Optional." Students who would like their TEAS scores considered are welcome to submit them; we recommend a 75 or higher on each section if submitting scores.

Submit all additional application requirements to the following address:

University of Massachusetts Boston
c/o Office of Undergraduate Admissions
100 William T Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125

Copies of official transcripts can be sent electronically to from your institution. A transcript is considered official if sent to UMass Boston directly from the institution, either electronically or by mail.


  • Official college transcripts from all institutions attended
  • If you have completed less than 24 college-level credits
    • Official high school transcript (or GED score report)
  • $60 application fee
  • English Language Proficiency for non-native speakers of English
  • Traditional and Accelerated Nursing applicants should visit the following pages to review specific requirements:


  • If you are transferring from a community college within the state of Massachusetts (except Quincy College) and will be completing an associate’s degree before enrolling at UMass Boston, you are eligible to apply as a MassTransfer student.
  • When applying, utilize our UMass Boston Application linked above and identify yourself as a MassTransfer student. The $60 application fee will be automatically waived for you. 
  • The MassTransfer program brings several benefits, including waiving the application fee, increased transfer credit opportunities, and a tuition discount. 
  • Learn more about MassTransfer benefits.


Have questions about the application process or need help submitting your application? Book an appointment with one of our transfer counselors.