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University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, MA

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Overview

University of Massachusetts Boston is a University institution located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA  02125-3393
United States
Contact Mr. Corey Ford
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: enrollment.info@umb.edu
Phone: 617-287-6100
Fax: 617-287-5999

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Labor And Industrial Relations Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Nursing Science Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Gerontology Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Philosophy, Other Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Community Organization And Advocacy Checkmark
Human Services, General Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19,512
Applied
15,757
Accepted
12,154
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

12,498
Females Applied
10,414
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,014
Males Applied
5,343
Males Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.48
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: SAT/ACT scores

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen December 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan November 1st December 31st
Transfer June 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 540 650
SAT Math 540 650
ACT Composite 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

14,905
In-state
36,581
Out-of-state
14,905
In-district
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Fees

630
Full-time student fees
19,218
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

18,155
Avg. Financial Aid Package
20,398
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,481
Avg. Loan Aid
6,373
Avg. Grant Aid
11,239
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83.6%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
28%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

12,154
Total Undergrad students
6%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19.42%
Black or African American 17.91%
White or Caucasian 32.94%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 15.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 3.81%
Other 3.62%

Gender

Male (43.07%)
Female (57.48%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 9%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Convocation, Commencement and Fall and Spring Festivals

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Arts and Events Council, Haitian Student Association, Golden Key Honor Society, Campus Kitchens and Mass Media

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
crime prevention program, bicycle patrols

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball No No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Squash No No No
Table Tennis No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball No No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Squash No No No
Table Tennis No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

813
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 674
Part-time - 139
Male - 481
Female - 653
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