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
29%
500-599
45%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
5%
600-699
25%
500-599
55%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
30-36
25%
24-29
28%
18-23
34%
12-17
13%
30-36
6%
24-29
43%
18-23
42%
12-17
9%
30-36
6%
24-29
42%
18-23
44%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,241
Declined + 2,666
Total Received 11,907
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Public

12,714

undergraduate students

3,450

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Psychology
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 3924
ACT 3924

Social Networks

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 16,164
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Boston, MA

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.

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
45%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
29%
500-599
45%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
5%
600-699
25%
500-599
55%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
30-36
25%
24-29
28%
18-23
34%
12-17
13%
30-36
6%
24-29
43%
18-23
42%
12-17
9%
30-36
6%
24-29
42%
18-23
44%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
($100 for international applicants)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,241
Declined + 2,666
Total Received 11,907

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Corey Ford
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 617 287-6100
F: 617 287-5999
undergrad.admissions@umb.edu

Financial Aid

86%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,480

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $14,187
Room $10,350
Board $5,550
Additional fees $426
Books & supplies $800
Total $31,313
Average Financial Aid - $16,480
Total with Avg. Aid $14,833
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Katherine Lynch
Director of Financial Aid Services
Katherine.Lynch@umb.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Charles Titus (men's)
Vice Chancellor Athletics & Recreation
email

Stephanie Dollar (women's)
Interim Senior Associate Director Of Athletics/swa Intern Ops
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Little East Conference, ECAC Hockey, ECAC Women's Hockey
Mascot
Beacons
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Africana Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Economics
Applied Linguistics
Applied Physics
Applied Sociology
Archaeology/History
Art
Asian Studies
Bilingual Education
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Biotechnology
Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Organizations/Social Change
Business Analytics
Chemistry
Classical Languages
Classical Studies
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Community Development
Computational Sciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Conflict Resolution
Counseling Psychology
Creative Writing
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Critical/Creative Thinking
Developmental/Brain Sciences
Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education/Care
Early Education/Care in Inclusive Settings
Economics
Education
Educational Administration
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics
English
Environmental Biology
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Studies/Sustainability
Ethics/Social/Political Philosophy
Exercise/Health Science
Exercise/Health Sciences
Family Therapy
Finance
French
Gerontology
Gerontology Research/Policy
Global Affairs
Global Aging/Life Course Studies
Global Governance/Human Security
Global Inclusion/Social Development
Higher Education
Historical Archaeology
History
History/Archives
History/Public History
Human Services
Information Systems for Data Science
Information Technology
Instructional Design
Integrated Biosciences
Interdisciplinary Major
International Relations
Italian
Labor Studies
Latin American/Iberian Studies
Latin/Classical Humanities
Management
Management of Aging Services
Marine Science
Marine Science/Technology
Mathematics
Mental Health
Mental Health Counseling
Middle/Secondary Education
Molecular/Cellular/Organismal Biology
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nursing/RN-BSN
Philosophy
Philosophy/Public Policy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Policy
Rehabilitation Counseling
School Counseling
School Psychology
Science in a Changing World
Social Psychology
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Theatre Arts
Transnational/Cultural/Community Studies
Urban Education/Leadership/Policy Studies
Urban Planning/Community Development
Vision Rehabilitation Therapy
Vision Studies
Vision Studies/Orientation/Mobility
Vision Studies/Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments
Women's/Gender/Sexuality 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

16,164

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

12,714
students

Female
54%
6,884

Male
46%
5,830

21%

3,450
students

Female
69%
2,365

Male
31%
1,085

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

10,017
students

Female
55%
5,419

Male
45%
4,598

22%

2,697
students

Female
55%
1,465

Male
45%
1,232

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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
13%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
32%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

82%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Miguel Alvarez
Associate Director of International Admissions
617 287-6100
miguel.alvarez@umb.edu

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