University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, MA

University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$14,677

$35,139

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,178
Declined 2,851
Total Received 14,029
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Public

15,054

undergraduate students

4,053

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of Massachusetts Boston, founded in 1964, is a public institution. The main 120-acre campus is located on Dorchester Bay, three miles south of downtown Boston.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 19,107
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational

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175-acre, urban campus in Boston (population: 685,094). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to train station. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA
02125-3393

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
9%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
44%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Other application fee ($100 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) March 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,178
Declined 2,851
Total Received 14,029

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 617 287-6300
F: 617 287-6323
finaid@umb.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, Brazilian jiu jitsu/MMA, capoeira/martial arts, cheerleading, cricket, Latin dance, outdoor flag football, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, soccer, step team, swimming, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Little East Conference, ECAC Hockey, ECAC Women's Hockey

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Economics.
Applied Linguistics.
Archeology.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other.
Chemistry, General.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Clinical Psychology.
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Developmental and Child Psychology.
Dispute Resolution.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
French Language and Literature.
Gerontology.
History, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Policy Analysis.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Italian Language and Literature.
Labor and Industrial Relations.
Linguistics.
Management Science.
Marine Sciences.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Nursing Science.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Philosophy, Other.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Psychology
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

19,107

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

15,054
students

Female
55%
8,274

Male
45%
6,780

21%

4,053
students

Female
68%
2,771

Male
32%
1,282

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

10,751
students

Female
55%
5,950

Male
45%
4,801

29%

4,303
students

Female
54%
2,324

Male
46%
1,979

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
32%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 147
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Haiti
India
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special orientation

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