Frequently Asked Questions

Unfortunately, financial aid is not available to international students. Merit-based scholarships are available and will be determined at the time of admission review.

Applicants must have a minimum of $46,784, per academic year, at their disposal. This covers the cost of tuition & fees, books, health insurance, and the cost of living. You must also provide evidence of the availability of these funds.

More information: International Undergraduate Application

Once you have been admitted to your program, you must indicate your intent to enroll and pay the enrollment fee.

If you have not already submitted a Declaration of Finance form with supporting documentation, you must do so as part of the enrollment process. An I-20 request is made to the International Student and Scholar Center. A Center staff member will then create the I-20, and the Admissions Office will mail it to you.

In most cases, yes: results of either the TOEFL or the IELTS are required. The TOEFL or IELTS requirement can be waived if the student has attended an institution, for at least one year, where the method of instruction is taught in English.

No, international students are not required to live on campus. However, it is critical for you to make some type of housing arrangements prior to your arrival in the U.S.

Yes. If you do not qualify for direct entry, alternative admission to UMass Dartmouth is possible through Navitas. Navitas offers alternative pathway options for international students who may not qualify for direct entry and who seek a supportive study environment.

For additional information on this opportunity: Navitas at UMassD