University of Massachusetts - Boston Rankings

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In the World#501 of 14178
In North America#193 of 2629
In the United States#169 of 2528
In Massachusetts#10 of 90
In Boston#4 of 25
In History#274 of 5,620

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
76%
Aid receiving
86%
Undergraduates
12,595
Graduates
3,394
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
umb.edu

University of Massachusetts - Boston Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate76%74%78%
Applicants13,6495,2088,441
Admissions10,3933,8346,559
Freshmen enrolled full time2,0818621,219
Freshmen enrolled part time421725

3,758 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,444 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White6063 (38%)
Black or African American2430 (15%)
Hispanic2347 (15%)
Asian1958 (12%)
Nonresident Alien1751 (11%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown928 (6%)
Two or more races481 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native13 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$11,943
Students receiving aid
86%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$14,187$18,433
Tuition in-state$14,187$18,433
Tuition out-of-state$34,649$35,980
Fee in-district$426$455
Fee in-state$426$455
Fee out-of-state$426$455

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,052
Combined charge for room and board$16,852
Room charge$11,352
Meal charge$5,500

University of Massachusetts - Boston Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General4514
Psychology, General276
Nursing Science169608
Biology & Biological Sciences, General18312
Management Science158
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General14752
Information Technology13617
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth146
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies124
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse117
Economics, General112
Communication, General102
English Language and Literature, General7715
Early Childhood Education and Teaching62
Political Science and Government, General62
Sociology44133
Environmental Science4873
Computer and Information Sciences, General56
Computer Science459
History, General2924
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor42
Social Work36
Applied Linguistics29
Gerontology263
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness28
Anthropology27
Accounting27
Public Administration26
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services25
International Policy Analysis169
Chemistry, General1534
Clinical Psychology714
Biochemistry18
Art & Art Studies, General17
Physics, General106
Electrical and Electronics Engineering16
Mathematics, General16
Educational & Instructional Technology16
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General13
International & Global Studies12
Community Organization and Advocacy12
Philosophy12
Dispute Resolution12
Information Science & Studies12
Music, General11
Special Education and Teaching, General11
Ethnic Studies11
Archeology11
African-American & Black Studies10
International Relations and Affairs10
American & United States Studies & Civilization27
Applied Economics9
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other9
Education, Other9
Spanish Language and Literature8
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other8
Educational Psychology8
Educational Leadership and Administration, General7
Public Policy Analysis, General52
Nursing Practice7
Asian Studies & Civilization6
Computer Engineering, General6
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning6
Labor and Industrial Relations5
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other5
International Public Health & International Health31
Education, General4
Social Sciences, General3
Women's Studies3
Linguistics3
Urban Education and Leadership3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General2
Developmental and Child Psychology2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
French Language and Literature1
Environmental Studies1
Italian Language and Literature1
Human Services, General1
International Business & Trade & Commerce1
Cell & Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other1
Biomedical Sciences, General1
Grand Total2,46987686
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate49%43%55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

Publications & Citations

Publications
13,698
Citations
459,147

Publication count by topic

Psychology
2,377
Medicine
1,812
Sociology
1,135
Political science
1,045
Computer science
1,020
Biology
982
Chemistry
653
Business
646
Economics
574
Materials science
502
Environmental science
347
History
326
Physics
315
Geography
294
Mathematics
277
Engineering
209
Art
166
Geology
115
Philosophy
97

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History2331,721
Sociology25426,072
Psychology313108,422
Political science3666,245
Geography3899,996
Art390521
Economics42617,835
Environmental science42817,846
Philosophy526478
Business55111,142
Physics57234,547
Medicine58882,863
Computer science71026,065
Geology8024,211
Engineering8058,235
Biology85149,961
Mathematics13504,794
Chemistry137615,469
Materials science14378,326

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199098943
1991891107
19921291474
1993821616
19941231613
19951061777
19961612061
19971322150
19981592545
19991443085
20001663387
20011684030
20021914318
20032425320
20042486295
20053047008
20063148143
20073319919
200836811685
200937413228
201045915260
201150717738
201258920828
201367127202
201477429910
201586032073
201686633453
201783935422
201888335242
201993642305
202087248213

General info

Alternative namesUMB
Founded1964
WikipediaUniversity of Massachusetts Boston
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; February-May). Also Summer Session (May-August); Winter Inter-Session (January)
Total FTE staff1,910
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, Massachusetts, 02125-3393
United States
City population618,000
Phone6172875000
Fax+1 (617) 287 5999

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