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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

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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

14,329
Applied
11,178
Accepted
12,871
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

8,801
Females Applied
7,156
Females Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,228
Males Applied
4,022
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.35
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
One recommendation
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2.75

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st April 30th
Out of state Fall freshmen March 1st January 1st
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 556 500 610
SAT Math 561 510 600
ACT Composite 24 20 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

14,187
In-state
34,649
Out-of-state
14,187
In-district
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Fees

490
Full-time student fees
17,437
Room & board
11,720
Room only

Financial Aid

18,300
Avg. Financial Aid Package
20,000
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,935
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,650
Avg. Loan Aid
7,000
Avg. Grant Aid
11,000
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
94% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

12,871
Total Undergrad students
7%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.4%
Black or African American 17.81%
White or Caucasian 33.93%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 14.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 3.56%
Other 4.03%

Gender

Male (43.25%)
Female (56.75%)

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 2%

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 Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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

Faculty

1,091
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 684
Part-time - 407
Male - 473
Female - 618
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