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Application Process


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

Nursing transfers

Before you apply, please review College of Nursing transfer information.

Before you apply

  • Visit UMass Dartmouth
  • Attend an Open House to learn about our academic programs and campus life
  • If applicable, visit with a UMass Dartmouth representative at your community college

When you apply

  • Complete your application. Recommended deadlines: December 1 for spring enrollment; March 1 for fall enrollment—but we continue to accept and review applications on a rolling basis.
  • Also send the following: 
    • Your official college transcripts
    • $60 application fee
    • If you are applying with fewer than 24 transferable credits: your official high school transcript
    • If you are enrolling in a Visual and Performing Arts program (excluding Art History): portfolio or music audition.
    • GED students: Submit a copy of the GED certificate from the state, along with a copy of your GED test record

    Mail materials to:

    Undergraduate Admissions Office
    University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
    285 Old Westport Road
    Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300

  • Electronic transcripts should be sent to

After you apply

  • File your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). More information: Financial Aid
  • When you are accepted, you will receive an email. You will receive your Transfer Credit Report in the mail within 7-10 days.

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