University of Massachusetts-Boston

100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125-3393
University of Massachusetts-Boston is a public education institution located in Boston, Massachusetts.

University of Massachusetts-Boston awards bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees and also certificate programs in over 50 areas of study and 87 specializations. The school has been accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education and has specialized accreditation from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy - Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Life experience and Advanced Placement (AP) can be used as credit towards a degree students have access to on-campus day care.

With roughly 15,750 full-time students on its main campus it is the 5th largest institution in Massachusetts.


General Information

Main Phone: (617) 287 -5000 Website: www.umb.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 985
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Large (10,000 - 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 11,878
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 3,883
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 68%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 60


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 420 540
SAT Math 460 570

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 6,454
Accepted 4,417
Acceptance Rate 68%
Enrolled 1,297

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 70% Full-time 30% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 33% Full-time 67% Part-time
Student Gender 40% Men 60% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

50% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
13% Black or African American 2% Multiracial
9% Hispanic/Latino 10% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 16% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 56% $ 7,343
Local Grant 36% $4,063
Institutional Grant 53% $ 3,400
Student Loans 67% $ 5,272

Majors & Degrees


Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Area Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
American (u.s.) Studies - - - 12 -
Asian Studies - - 2 12 -
American (u.s.) Studies - - 10 12 -

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Women's Studies - - 5 - -
African-american Black Studies - - 4 - -

Area Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
American (u.s.) Studies - - - 12 -
Asian Studies - - 2 12 -
American (u.s.) Studies - - 10 12 -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences 3 - 13 - -
Information Technology 3 - 4 10 -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - - 8 -

Education

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 45 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - - 236 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 4 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education - - - 8 -

Educational Instructional Media Design

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Instructional Technology - - - 48 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - - - - 12

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 35 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Linguistics - - - 54 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1 - - - -

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Italian Language and Literature - - 2 - -
Spanish Language and Literature - - 11 - -
French Language and Literature - - 3 - -

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics - - 3 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 125 30 -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Professions and Studies - - 3 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography - - - 1 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 96 6 3

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 13 - - - -

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry - - 27 - -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 96 6 3

Cell Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cell Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences - - - 3 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 96 6 3

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 2 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography - - - 1 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 96 6 3

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 13 - - - -

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry - - 27 - -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 96 6 3

Cell Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cell Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences - - - 3 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 96 6 3

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology 19 - 3 23 2

Dispute Resolution

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dispute Resolution - - - 12 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 3 - -

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology 19 - 3 23 2

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - - - 7 4

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology 19 - 3 23 2

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 85 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology 19 - 3 23 2

Dispute Resolution

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dispute Resolution - - - 12 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 3 - -

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology 19 - 3 23 2

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - - - 7 4

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology 19 - 3 23 2

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 4 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology 19 - 3 23 2

Dispute Resolution

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dispute Resolution - - - 12 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 3 - -

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology 19 - 3 23 2

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - - - 7 4

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology 19 - 3 23 2

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Policy Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Policy Analysis - - - 6 5

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - - - 11 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration and Social Service Professions - - 1 - -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 38 -

Community Organization and Advocacy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Organization and Advocacy - - 38 - -

Public Policy Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Policy Analysis - - - 6 5

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 17 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 8 4 5

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 6 4 -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 32 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 8 4 5

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 6 4 -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Psychology - - - 8 -
Educational Psychology - - - 11 -
Clinical Psychology - - - 11 8

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 222 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Policy Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Policy Analysis - - - 6 5

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - - - 11 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration and Social Service Professions - - 1 - -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 38 -

Community Organization and Advocacy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Organization and Advocacy - - 38 - -

Public Policy Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Policy Analysis - - - 6 5

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 17 - -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Psychology - - - 8 -
Educational Psychology - - - 11 -
Clinical Psychology - - - 11 8

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 222 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Policy Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Policy Analysis - - - 6 5

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - - - 11 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration and Social Service Professions - - 1 - -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 38 -

Community Organization and Advocacy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Organization and Advocacy - - 38 - -

Public Policy Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Policy Analysis - - - 6 5

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 17 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 133 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 8 4 5

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 6 4 -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 32 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 8 4 5

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 6 4 -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Psychology - - - 8 -
Educational Psychology - - - 11 -
Clinical Psychology - - - 11 8

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 222 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 8 4 5

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 6 4 -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 32 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 8 4 5

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 6 4 -

Social Sciences

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 64 16 -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 0 - -
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 9 - 0 - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 67 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 69 - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 0 - -
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 9 - 0 - -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 34 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 64 16 -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - 3 - -

Archeology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Archeology - - - 14 -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mental Health Counseling Counselor - - - 18 -
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling - - - 10 -
Mental Health Counseling Counselor - - - 18 -
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling - - - 10 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions - - - 3 -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mental Health Counseling Counselor - - - 18 -
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling - - - 10 -
Mental Health Counseling Counselor - - - 18 -
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling - - - 10 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions - - - 3 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Labor and Industrial Relations 1 - 5 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 415 143 -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - - 2 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - - 12 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - - 43 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Labor and Industrial Relations 1 - 5 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 415 143 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 48 16 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Labor and Industrial Relations 1 - 5 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 415 143 -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - - 2 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - - 12 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - - 43 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Labor and Industrial Relations 1 - 5 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 415 143 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 48 16 -

Sports & Athletics

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