Undergraduate Admissions

  • Students to Commit To

    • Begin at one of Massachusetts’ Community Colleges
    • Complete an associate's degree within 2.5 years
    • Transfer to one of Massachusetts’ State Universities or UMass campuses
    • Complete bachelor’s degree within 2 more years
    • Maintain full-time, continuous enrollment and a cumulative 3.0 GPA throughout the program

    Commonwealth Commitment to Students

    • A freeze on tuition and fees for all four years upon entry into the Commonwealth Commitment program, until student graduates or leaves program
    • A reduction in tuition and mandatory fees by an average of $5,090 over four years through:
      • A 10% rebate off tuition and mandatory fees, payable via check or bookstore voucher at the end of every successfully completed semester
      • An additional MassTransfer tuition credit once student enrolls in bachelor’s program
  • Eligible Majors

    For transfer to most State Universities and UMass Campuses

    Biology*
    Business**
    Chemistry*
    Communications and Media Studies**
    Computer Science**
    Criminal Justice**
    Early Childhood Education**
    Economics*
    English**
    History*
    Liberal Arts**
    Mathematics**
    Political Science*
    Psychology*
    Sociology**
    STEM Natural/Physical Sciences**

    For transfer to Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    Painting*
    Printmaking*
    Sculpture*

    For transfer to Massachusetts Maritime Academy

    Emergency Management*
    Energy Systems Engineering*
    Facilities Engineering*
    International Maritime Business*
    Marine Safety and Environmental Protection*

    * Eligible in Fall 2016
    ** Becomes eligible in Fall 2017