12,660
Students
Financial aid thermometer
15,935
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
75
75%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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
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Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Labor And Industrial Relations Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Gerontology Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Community Organization And Advocacy Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,507
Applied
7,896
Accepted
12,660
Enrolled
75%
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Female Admissions

6,068
Females Applied
4,632
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,439
Males Applied
3,264
Males Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.28
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
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st April 30th
Other early decision plan November 1st Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 490 600
SAT Math 510 600
ACT Composite 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

13,841
In-state
33,640
Out-of-state
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Fees

326
Full-time student fees

Financial Aid

15,935
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,304
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,198
Avg. Loan Aid
7,959
Avg. Grant Aid
9,773
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
88%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
41%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

12,660
Total undergrad students
12%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.29%
Black or African American 16.38%
White or Caucasian 33.13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 12.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 3%
Other 7.23%

Gender

Male (46.93%)
Female (53.07%)

Campus Life

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

1,146
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 700
Part-time - 446
Male - 529
Female - 617