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University of Massachusetts Boston Admissions

UMass Boston admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 78%. Students that get into UMass Boston have an average SAT score between 1040-1220 or an average ACT score of 21-26. The regular admissions application deadline for UMass Boston is February 15. Interested students can apply for early action, and the UMass Boston early action deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
78%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
13,649
SAT Range
1040-1220
SAT Reading
520-610
SAT Math
520-610
Students Submitting SAT
70%
ACT Range
21-26
ACT English
21-29
ACT Math
21-26
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
9%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
February 15
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$60
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
53%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.38 responses
Poll
61%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.38 responses