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University of Massachusetts-Boston

Boston, MA
University Website: www.umb.edu
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The University of Massachusetts Boston, also known as UMass Boston, is an urban public research university and the second-largest campus in the five-campus University of Massachusetts system.

The university is located on 177 acres (0.72 km2) on what used to be known as the Columbia Point peninsula in the City of Boston, Massachusetts, United States but became known as Harbor Point in the 1980s after development. UMass Boston is the only public university in Boston. Students are primarily from Massachusetts but also from other parts of the United States and from foreign countries.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $9,758.00 avg tuition

100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125-3393
(617) 287-5000

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Massachusetts-Boston

Statistics:
Applied 6,454
Admitted 4,417 68%
Enrolled total 1,297
Full Time: 1,247
Part Time 50
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 420 540
SAT Math 460 570
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 75%
4-year graduation rate 11%
6-year graduation rate 39%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Massachusetts-Boston

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $1,714.00 $1,714.00 $9,758.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $9,693.00 $9,693.00 $15,169.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $71.00 $71.00 $406.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $2,590.00 $2,590.00 $9,758.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $10,285.00 $10,285.00 $15,183.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $108.00 $108.00 $406.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $9,050.00 $2,340.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $2,340.00 $2,340.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $60.00
Graduate Application Fee $60.00
Books and Supplies $800.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 84%
Percent receiving grant aid 70%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,595.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 67%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,272.00

University of Massachusetts-Boston

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X X
Asian Studies/Civilization X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other X
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Labor and Industrial Relations X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
Information Technology X X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Education, Other X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X
Italian Language and Literature X
Linguistics X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor X
Nursing Science X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Professions and Studies, Other X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
Dispute Resolution X
Gerontology X X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Philosophy, Other X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Community Organization and Advocacy X
Human Services, General X
Public Administration X
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other X
Public Policy Analysis, General X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Archeology X
Economics, General X
Geography X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Massachusetts

Name Amount Deadline
A.L. Brown Scholarship Up to $7,000 January 31, 2017
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Massachusetts Public Service Grant 100% of tuition May 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
Big Y Foods Scholarship Varies February 01, 2017
TSI Inc./Arthur J. Abrams Scholarship Varies February 17, 2017

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