University of Massachusetts - Boston: Ranking & Review

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Boston
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United States
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World
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4192541
Top 4%

University of Massachusetts - Boston Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%74%76%
Applicants10,5074,4396,068
Admissions7,8963,2644,632
Enrolled undergraduates1,881894987
Enrolled total (including graduate students)16,4157,1669,249

3,451 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,123 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,319
Percent of students submitting SAT scores70%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
565
Math
565

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores170
Percent of students submitting ACT scores9%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
25
ACT Math
23

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of Massachusetts - Boston Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus$27,784$46,941
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Massachusetts - Boston does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$13,503$32,660
Fees for full-time undergraduates$325$325
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$562$1,360
Tuition for Full-time graduates$17,375$33,915
Fees for full-time graduates$355$355
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$724$1,413

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4652031669
Health Professions and Related Programs36511017492
Education5032213385
Social Sciences308282338
Psychology2911214317
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3153767239
Biological and Biomedical Sciences210105225
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1837190
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service152152
English Language and Literature & Letters9323116
Public Administration and Social Service Professions44497100
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs9191
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies8553874
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics234972
History441761
Visual and Performing Arts491059
Natural Resources and Conservation398552
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies25732
Physical Sciences1710229
Philosophy and Religious Studies2828
Mathematics and Statistics1313
Engineering88
Legal Professions and Studies22
Grand Total112,658994813,744

A total of 2,669 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Massachusetts - Boston.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,075 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate48%42%53%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 63%

General info

Alternative namesUMB
Founded1964
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,028
Instructional FTE849
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.umb.edu
Address100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, Massachusetts, 02125-3393
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population618,000
Phone6172875000
Fax+1 (617) 287 5999

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