University of Massachusetts Boston: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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University of Massachusetts Boston is a large four-year, public school with 17,030 students enrolled. This school was established in 1852 and is one of the 32 colleges located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
88
Fair
At University of Massachusetts Boston you can get your several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of Massachusetts Boston implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 88 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Nursing, Business, Management, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
78%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

University of Massachusetts Boston student retention rate is fair at 78% (close to Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of Massachusetts Boston is low - 48%. Around 3% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Massachusetts Boston is decent: 16:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,000
High
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median, about $9,800 per year. The additional fees at University of Massachusetts Boston beyond tuition are around $20,200; which makes it a total of $30,000 per year.

Read the details about University of Massachusetts Boston additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
69%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 9,365 applications were submitted and 6,467 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

University of Massachusetts Boston will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at University of Massachusetts Boston in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
University of Massachusetts Boston provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Massachusetts Boston, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at University of Massachusetts Boston.

Based on the college crime information, University of Massachusetts Boston seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, Massachusetts 02125-3393, USA
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