University of Massachusetts - Boston: Statistics

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#651 of 14,131 In the World
#226 of 2,597 In North America
#200 of 2,496 In the United States
#10 of 88 In Massachusetts
#4 of 24 In Boston
#150 of 1,000 For Sexology
Top50% For 93 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
80%
Aid receiving
89%
Undergraduates
12,871
Graduates
3,388
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.umb.edu

University of Massachusetts - Boston Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 80% 77% 81%
Applicants 14,029 5,225 8,804
Admissions 11,178 4,021 7,157
Freshmen enrolled full time 2,165 880 1,285
Freshmen enrolled part time 64 25 39

176 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

16,078 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

White 6139 (38%)
Black or African American 2518 (15%)
Hispanic 2513 (15%)
Asian 2053 (13%)
Nonresident Alien 1706 (10%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 771 (5%)
Two or more races 537 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 11 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$11,905
Students receiving aid
89%

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 $490$505
Fee in-state $490$505
Fee out-of-state $490$505

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,077
Combined charge for room and board $17,437
Room charge $11,720
Meal charge $5,717

University of Massachusetts - Boston Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 459 4
Psychology, General 241
Nursing Science 178 46 3
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 180 2 3
Information Technology 146 11
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 156
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 145 8
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 128
Economics, General 128
Management Science 107
Communication, General 103
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 96
English Language and Literature, General 63 20
Computer and Information Sciences, General 69
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 68
Sociology, General 49 12 5
Environmental Science 46 15 4
Political Science and Government, General 56
Applied Linguistics 47
Computer Science 34 7
History, General 27 11
Gerontology 31 7
Information Science & Studies 32
Social Work 31
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness 31
Art & Art Studies, General 30
Mathematics, General 29
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 27
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 26
Accounting 26
Biochemistry 24
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 23
Anthropology, General 21
International Relations and Affairs 19
Educational & Instructional Technology 19
Physics, General 12 6
Philosophy 18
Dispute Resolution 18
International Policy Analysis 13 5
Public Administration 18
Public Policy Analysis, General 7 10
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 15
Educational Psychology 15
Special Education and Teaching, General 13
American & United States Studies & Civilization 4 8
International & Globalization Studies 12
Clinical Psychology 8 4
Chemistry, General 8 2 1
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other 11
Education, Other 11
Urban Education and Leadership 11
Music, General 10
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 10
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 9
International Public Health & International Health 4 5
Marine Sciences 8 1
Asian Studies & Civilization 8
Women's Studies 8
Environmental Studies 8
Linguistics 8
Spanish Language and Literature 7
Archeology 7
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other 7
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 6
African-American & Black Studies 5
Community Organization and Advocacy 5
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 4
Applied Economics 4
Ethnic Studies 4
Education, General 4
Developmental and Child Psychology 4
Labor and Industrial Relations 3
Philosophy, Other 2
Computer Engineering, General 2
Biomedical Sciences, General 2
Italian Language and Literature 1
Nursing Practice 1
Grand Total 2,489 853 88
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 49% 43% 56%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 48%

Publications & Citations

Publications
12,235
Citations
424,453

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,098 / 108,000
Medicine
2,991 / 139,952
Psychology
2,312 / 110,483
Business
1,513 / 48,359
Computer Science
1,294 / 48,909
Biology
1,261 / 53,039
Engineering
1,201 / 37,048
Sociology
1,046 / 27,920
Environmental Science
1,016 / 47,648
Chemistry
1,005 / 25,741
Political Science
954 / 6,927
Physics
954 / 29,287
Economics
952 / 19,137
Demography
645 / 38,644
Child Psychology
552 / 41,924
Mathematics
533 / 11,798
Materials Science
505 / 10,178
Health Science
487 / 18,747
Art & Design
475 / 7,037
Social Psychology
460 / 23,547
Gerontology
426 / 28,950
Clinical Psychology
411 / 17,009
Public Policy / Administration
388 / 5,003
Public Health
387 / 26,177
Communications and Public Relations
373 / 7,293
Development Studies
368 / 5,764
Nursing
365 / 9,686
Healthcare Management (MHA)
357 / 12,652
Gender Studies
331 / 5,227
History
308 / 1,302
Education Majors
304 / 6,232
Ecology
303 / 20,682
Geography and Cartography
273 / 7,916
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
269 / 7,154
Psychiatry
269 / 17,776
Family medicine
231 / 8,299
Optical Engineering
219 / 6,152
Environmental Management
206 / 11,630
Physical Therapy
198 / 9,731
Law
189 / 2,073

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 94 1225
1992 136 1629
1993 91 1722
1994 134 1797
1995 112 1950
1996 168 2297
1997 143 2386
1998 172 2818
1999 154 3345
2000 180 3686
2001 182 4323
2002 208 4739
2003 265 5861
2004 272 6743
2005 313 7689
2006 317 8708
2007 349 10807
2008 399 12467
2009 400 14174
2010 499 16100
2011 537 18123
2012 604 20530
2013 716 24371
2014 833 27440
2015 913 29638
2016 907 33293
2017 917 35537
2018 928 36998
2019 976 44582
2020 1018 55016
2021 926 60825

University of Massachusetts - Boston alumni

  1. Joe Rogan

    Joe Rogan
    Born in
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    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    actorjudokatelevision actorpodcastertaekwondo athlete
    Biography

    Joseph James Rogan is an American podcaster, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator, comedian, actor, and former television presenter. He hosts The Joe Rogan Experience, a podcast in which he discusses current events, comedy, politics, philosophy, science, and hobbies with a variety of guests.

  2. John F. Kelly

    John F. Kelly
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    military officerpolitician
    Biography

    John Francis Kelly is an American former political advisor and retired U.S. Marine Corps general who served as White House chief of staff for President Donald Trump from July 31, 2017, to January 2, 2019. He had previously served as Secretary of Homeland Security in the Trump administration and was commander of United States Southern Command. He is now a board member at Caliburn International.

  3. Joseph P. Kennedy II

    Joseph P. Kennedy II
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in the University of Massachusetts - Boston
    In 1976 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Joseph Patrick Kennedy II is an American businessman, Democratic politician, and a member of the Kennedy family. He is a son of former United States Senator Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy, and he is also a nephew of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy.

  4. William J. Bratton

    William J. Bratton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    police officeractor
    Biography

    William Joseph Bratton CBE is an American law enforcement officer and businessman who served two terms as the New York City Police Commissioner (1994–1996 and 2014–2016). He previously served as the Commissioner of the Boston Police Department (BPD) (1993–1994) and Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) (2002–2009). He is the only person to have led the police departments of the United States' two largest cities – New York and Los Angeles.

General info

Alternative names UMB
Founded 1964
Colors blue, white
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; February-May). Also Summer Session (May-August); Winter Inter-Session (January)
Total FTE staff 1,812
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, Massachusetts, 02125-3393
United States
City population 693,000
Phone 6172875000
Fax +1 (617) 287 5999

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