UMass Boston


Providing Equal Access to an Exceptional Education

The access we offer to a world-class education brings students from near and far (136 countries, to be exact).

Become a Beacon and pursue your passion in UMass Boston’s diverse, supportive environment. Many students across our 200+ undergraduate and graduate programs receive financial aid—providing access to an education that’s exceptional and affordable.

Our dedicated team of admissions and financial aid professionals understands that navigating the complexities of admissions and financial aid can be overwhelming, which is why we offer personalized support every step of the way. Our goal is to ensure that every student has the information and resources they need to make informed decisions about their education and to create a pathway to success.

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Beacon Summer BBQs

Incoming First Years! Join us for one of our upcoming Beacon BBQs. Explore the campus, connect with student leaders, and get all your questions answered.

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How to Get Started

At UMass Boston we serve students of all kinds, at all levels—from first years to graduate students, transitioning service members to international students, and beyond.

No matter who you are or where you’re coming from, you’ll find support from our admissions counselors. Use the links below to find out more about the application, enrollment, and orientation process.  

Choose Your Student Path

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Cost & Financial Aid

UMass Boston provides affordable tuition and financial aid packages to help you pay for your degree. Find more information about costs and aid opportunities below.

Financial Aid by the Numbers

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$135 million
available in financial aid to undergraduate students
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average financial aid package for full-time undergraduate students
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Learn more about our school and what it means to be a Beacon. Take a tour online or in person.