University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Application Requirements

To submit your application, students will need to provide the following documents:

Your undergraduate/post-secondary institution(s)

Proof of English proficiency

This requirement is waived if the applicant is graduating from, or has graduated with a BS from an accredited US university.

Recommended English language exams:

  • IELTS ™ (
  • TOEFL ® (
  • Pearson PTE (
  • Equivalent exam.

Certified copies of all undergraduate academic transcripts

Certified copy of graduation certificate (if available at the time of application)

Letter of recommendation

After the application is submitted, the admissions team will notify you for any additional documents required. You may be asked to submit the following:

Copy of passport identification page

I-20 Request form

Certificate of Finance form

Certified financial statement issued within the last 6 months

If accepted to the program, students will need to bring the following documents with them to orientation at UMass Amherst:

Complete, original academic transcripts

Original graduation certificate