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Why Transfer to UMass Boston?

Explore Boston. Study Abroad. Gain Mentors. Make Discoveries. Find Yourself.

At UMass Boston, you will have access to all the resources of a major research university at a public university price.

Contribute your own unique perspectives and experiences to our diverse university. Choose from 80+ majors and minors and enjoy stimulating conversations in and outside the classroom. Here are the top 3 reasons our transfer students transfer to UMass Boston.

1. Transfer Friendly - 48% of all new students are transfer students
2. Location - Minutes from downtown Boston on the Red Line
3. Value - Committed to keeping a university education affordable and accessible