University of Massachusetts – Boston: Ranking & Review

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Boston Rank United States Rank World Rank
3 192 542
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

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

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

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 Services 465 203 1 669
Health Professions and Related Programs 365 110 17 492
Education 50 322 13 385
Social Sciences 308 28 2 338
Psychology 291 12 14 317
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3 153 76 7 239
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 210 10 5 225
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 183 7 190
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 152 152
English Language and Literature & Letters 93 23 116
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 44 49 7 100
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 91 91
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 8 5 53 8 74
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 23 49 72
History 44 17 61
Visual and Performing Arts 49 10 59
Natural Resources and Conservation 39 8 5 52
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 25 7 32
Physical Sciences 17 10 2 29
Philosophy and Religious Studies 28 28
Mathematics and Statistics 13 13
Engineering 8 8
Legal Professions and Studies 2 2
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 population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone6172875000
Fax+1 (617) 287 5999

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