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University of Massachusetts-Boston

Boston, MA, USA
3.17 Average Rating

From its waterfront campus overlooking Dorchester Bay, the University of Massachusetts-Boston is a 4-year public research institution and part of the UMass system. UMass Boston is home to 10 colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in 77 academic programs. In addition to academic work, UMass Boston partners with the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center for health studies research. For students interested in history, the UMass Boston campus is within walking distance of the John F. Kennedy Library and Presidential Museum as well as the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Major city
In-State Students
80%
Out-Of-State Students
5%
0
100
78%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision March 1, 2020 May 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
16,164
Total Number of Undergrads
12,714
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
16%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
42%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,412
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$14,167
Out-of-State Tuition
$33,966
0
100
86%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
76%
Average Aid Per Year
$11,175
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
164
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Boston
New York
San Francisco
Washington
Providence
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$47,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.17 Average Rating
umass boston is a booming commuter school.
people from all over the world go to umass boston.
the college of nursing and health sciences is awesome.
Maureen from West Roxbury, MA
Most diverse school.
Marian from Boston, MA

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