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Transfer Students


Apply to one of our top programs, like Animation & Game Arts and our Charlton business programs.

On the Spot Decisions

We are offering On the Spot Decisions virtually.

A great transfer experience

  • Value: affordable tuition & strong financial aid packages
  • Opportunities: study abroad, undergraduate research, Honors College
  • Outcomes: internships, mentorships, career-ready skills

Academic programs

  • On-campus: 90+ majors, minors, and options across 6 colleges
  • Online: flexible programs to earn your degree & advance in your career

Applying to UMassD as a transfer

Learn more about requirements for transfer applicants who have:

  • graduated from an accredited community college, or
  • earned college credits from an accredited college or university

Your Next Step: Transfer Application Process

Accepted transfer students

Learn more about deposits, next steps and deadlines.

Transfer students accepted for fall

Transferring your course work

Transfer credit

Information on what course work qualifies.

Articulation agreements

The articulation agreements guarantee transfer credit of appropriate courses from one institution to another in specific major areas.

Transfer Dictionary

Review transfer equivalencies.

Transfer programs

The Plus Program: Bristol + UMassD

The Plus Program is designed to ensure your smooth and successful transition from Bristol Community College to UMassD.


With an associate’s degree from a Massachusetts community college, you may be eligible for MassTransfer.

Commonwealth Commitment

Begin at one of Massachusetts’ 15 community colleges, then transfer to a Massachusetts four-year campus.

Nursing Transfer

Information about transferring to Nursing at UMass Dartmouth

Reverse Transfer

If you transferred from a regional community college, you may be eligible to earn an associate’s degree.

Joint Admissions

Admissions agreements with Benjamin Franklin Institute, Community College of Rhode Island, Dean College & Quincy College.

Achieve your potential at UMassD

Career Center

Career planning services prepare you to start your career right after graduation.


Transfer students are considered for acceptance to the Honors College.


A variety of internships and opportunities for experiential learning.


The Office of Undergraduate Research supports research by undergraduate students through grants and special events.

Study Abroad

When you study abroad, the world becomes your classroom.

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