University of Massachusetts – Boston

Address:
100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125-3393
Phone:
617-287-5000
Website:
http://www.umb.edu
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About University of Massachusetts – Boston

University of Massachusetts – Boston is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are enrolled as full-time students. This institution has a high transfer rate, with at least 20% of its undergrad students entering as transfers. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate11,041
 Graduate3,871
 Total14,912
GenderFemale57%
 Male43%
Student Age% Under 2553%
 % 25 and Over46%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time60%
 % Part-time40%
Race/Ethnicity% White51.1%
 % Black13.8%
 % Asian10.7%
 % Latino7.4%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown12.3%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal6,748
 % Admitted57%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled29%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT91%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800550 / 800
 SAT Math460 / 800570 / 800

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$60
 Graduate Application Fee$60
 In-State Tuition & Fees$10,611
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$23,188
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid78%
 % Undergraduates with Loans59%
 % Undergraduates with Grants66%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$800
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,050
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,340
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,340

Neighborhood Data for the Boston Area

Median Age30.8
Median Household Income$51,739
Total Population609,942
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.9% 52.1%
 Age 0-951.4%48.6%
 Age 10-1750.3%49.7%
 Age 18-2447.6%52.4%
 Age 25-2948.8%51.2%
 Age 30-3949.4%50.6%
 40+47.7%52.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White53.6%
 % Black25.1%
 % Asian9.0%
 % Latino17.3%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,050
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,107
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50025.7%24.9%10.0%
 $500 to $7499.7%6.2%0.0%
 $750 to $99916.6%10.6%8.6%
 Over $100047.9%58.3%70.4%
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