39
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Massachusetts Boston / Program in Urban Education, Leadership, and Policy Studies is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
14
Accepted
9
Enrolled
45%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
40
Application Fee - International

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
82%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.51%
Black or African American 15.38%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.56%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.13%
Unknown 2.56%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time (13)
Part-time (21)
Male (14)
Female (20)

Research

Focus of faculty research: School reform, race and culture in schools, race and higher education, language, literacy and writing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA  02125-3393
United States
Contact Dr. Tricia Kress
Director
Email: tricia.kress@umb.edu
Phone: 617-287-7646