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Are you applying to be Re-admitted to UMass Amherst for one of the Isenberg Undergraduate Online degree programs? 

Former Isenberg students 
  • Require a minimum of 27 undergraduate credits and have left the University in good standing. 

Former University students 

  • Require a minimum of 27 undergraduate credits, and have a 3.0 GPA. 
All re-admits 
  • Need to submit a 1-2 page personal statement which should discuss how your experiences led to your decision to apply Isenberg Online. Describe your educational goals, including the focus of your academic interests, as well as how you think UMass Amherst can help you meet these goals. 
  • Prior to submitting your re-admit application you should request a preliminary r​e​v​i​e​w​<​h​t​t​p​:​/​/​w​w​w​.​i​s​e​n​b​e​r​g​.​u​m​a​s​s​.​e​d​u​/​o​n​l​i​n​e​/​u​n​d​e​r​g​rad/advising/preliminary-review> to determine if you are eligible. 
  • Readmit application deadlines are October 15 for Spring/late January entrance and April 15 for Fall/early September entrance. For the Admissions Application and instructions, please visit The Application for "CE-UG R​e​-​A​d​m​i​t​s​"​<​h​t​t​p​:​/​/​w​w​w​.​u​m​a​s​s​u​l​e​a​r​n​.​n​e​t​/​i​m​a​g​e​s​/​s​t​o​r​i​es/pdf/readmission_app_ce_ug_11_25_13.pdf> is near the bottom of w​w​w​.​u​m​a​s​s​u​l​e​a​r​n​.​n​e​t​/​f​o​r​m​s​<​h​t​t​p​:​/​/​w​w​w​.​u​m​a​s​s​u​l​e​a​r​n​.​n​et/forms> and must be postmarked by the above dates. 

Do I have to take the certificate courses for a grade?

For certificates at the Undergraduate level, classes must be taken for a grade and require a minimum grade of C of higher.

Can I apply to the online undergraduate degree completion program if I already have a Bachelor’s degree?

What is the typical admissions profile?

Admissions profile:

  • Average work experience: 10 years (while we prefer applicants to have 3-5 years’ experience, many students in the program have several years)
  • Average GMAT score: 570
  • Average UGPA range: 3.0 – 3.4

 

TOEFL Information - for international applicants only

School Code: Isenberg-UMass Amherst – 3917

Minimum scores:

TOEFL waivers apply to applicants who meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Citizenship of Australia, Botswana, Canada, Caribbean English speaking countries, Dominica, Gambia, Ghana, Great Britain, Guyana, Hong Kong, Ireland, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Scotland, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, West Indies, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
  • Earned a college or university degree in the United States or in one of the countries listed above.
  • A degree earned from the American University in Beirut, American University in Bulgaria, American College of Greece, or from Bogazici University in Turkey.
  • Current enrollment as a full-time student who will have completed two academic years of college/university work in the United States prior to the date of anticipated entrance at the University of Massachusetts.
  • An Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate has been obtained (prior to June 2005 only.)

Can degree completion students take on-site classes?

Yes. Online degree completion students can take on-site classes on a space available basis. Please note that there is a different tuition rate and additional fees.

Searching for General Education Classes?

Finding Gen Ed classes can be tricky, so here is a tip to simplify the process:

  1. Go to Spire
  2. In the right-hand column, click Search Classes/Catalog
  3. Near the bottom of the Class Search Criteria section, use the dropdown box Gen Ed Category to refine your search
  4. At the bottom, use the dropdown box Mode of Instruction to choose Online

Gen Ed Requirements:

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