University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, MA

University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$14,613

$35,075

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
38%
500-599
46%
400-499
23%
700-800
5%
600-699
26%
500-599
51%
400-499
18%
30-36
11%
24-29
38%
18-23
44%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,393
Declined 3,256
Total Received 13,649
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Public

12,595

undergraduate students

3,394

graduate students

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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
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Logan International

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
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Arts and Events Council
  • Haitian Student Association
  • Golden Key Honor Society
  • Campus Kitchens
  • Mass Media

Top Events

  • Convocation
  • Commencement
  • Fall and Spring Festivals
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Other security measures
  • crime prevention program, bicycle patrols

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
76%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
38%
500-599
46%
400-499
23%
700-800
5%
600-699
26%
500-599
51%
400-499
18%
30-36
11%
24-29
38%
18-23
44%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $60
Application deadline March 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.38

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,393
Declined 3,256
Total Received 13,649

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
first generation
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 41
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication, General
Community Organization and Advocacy
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
French Language and Literature
Gerontology
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Human Services, General
Information Technology
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Labor and Industrial Relations
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Philosophy, Other
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

15,989

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

12,595
students

Female
55%
6,957

Male
45%
5,638

21%

3,394
students

Female
68%
2,311

Male
32%
1,083

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

9,995
students

Female
56%
5,573

Male
44%
4,422

21%

2,600
students

Female
54%
1,384

Male
46%
1,216

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 24%
Student 5 year graduation rate 19%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
33%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,340

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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