UMass Boston

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First-Year Students

A University for the Times

We are committed to education for a democratic, inclusive, sustainable, and just world.

At UMass Boston, students rise to meet today's challenges, aiming to make a difference in areas such as racial justice, climate change, and health equity. Ranked among the top public research universities, we continue to drive progress forward through groundbreaking research.

With a deep connection to Boston, our campus serves as an economic catalyst and a hub for impactful scholarship in fields like biotechnology and data science. As the most diverse university campus in New England—and the third most diverse in the country—we embrace equality and inclusion, fostering a community where students learn from each other's diverse experiences.

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Deposit Deadline is Now June 1

Due to the recent updates by the Department of Education, colleges will not begin to receive students' FAFSA information until mid-March. UMass Boston has extended the enrollment deposit deadline to June 1.

More FAFSA Info Here
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Why UMass Boston?

UMass Boston offers a dynamic college experience in the historic and innovative City of Boston. Our students engage in groundbreaking projects and benefit from a diverse and inclusive community. With 200+ academic programs, renowned faculty, and generous financial aid options, UMass Boston provides a quality education that's affordable and valuable—preparing students for success in a global society.

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Your Path to Success

Apply to UMass Boston and take the first step toward an exceptional education that aligns with your aspirations. Explore our programs, learn about cost and financial aid options, and connect with a counselor who can guide you through the admissions process and help you make informed decisions.