MassTransfer

A. Eligibility Guidelines for FINAL Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or Higher

  • Waives the admissions application fee and essay
  • Guarantees the full transfer of college-level credits, including “D” grades, applied to the degree requirements of the linked baccalaureate degree or school at the state college or University of Massachusetts
  • Satisfies the general education requirements at the receiving institution with the receiving institution able to add no more than six additional credits / two courses in compliance with the New England Association of Schools and Colleges’ Standards for Accreditation.

Additional Information: 

  • Students must complete an “Intent to Enroll” form at Admissions and Enrollment Services. 
  • "Full transfer" ensures that a minimum of 60 credits must be transferred and applied to the linked baccalaureate program UNLESS:
    • the student changes his or her major;
    • the linked baccalaureate program requires a higher grade point average;
    • specific courses for the major are required of native students. 

B. Eligibility Guidelines for Final Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or Higher

  • Grants all of the benefits outlined in section A.
  • Guarantees admission to the linked baccalaureate degree or school at a Massachusetts state college or University of Massachusetts campus.

Additional Information: 

  • Admission is guaranteed UNLESS:
  • the linked baccalaureate program requires a higher grade point average;
  • because of space or fiscal limitations the receiving institution does not admit all qualified applicants to a given major or program.
  • Students must be in good academic, fiscal and disciplinary standing with all previous institutions. 

C. Eligibility Guidelines for Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or Higher

  • Grants all of the benefits outlined in both sections A and B.
  • Guarantees a tuition waiver equal to 33 percent of the Massachusetts resident tuition rate at a state college or University campus for two years of undergraduate enrollment

Additional Information:

  • Enrollment must be continuous at the state college or UMass campus;  
  • The student must earn a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher for the first year of enrollment at the state college or UMass campus.