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University of Massachusetts at Boston

School Profile

  • University of Massachusetts BostonPublic Four-year University in Boston, MA
  • Acceptance Rate: 63%
  • Accreditation: New England Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 10,478
First-year Undergraduate Students: 1,020
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 9,564
Graduate Students: 3,639

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of African-American Studies
  • Bachelor of American Studies
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Classics
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Engineering Physics
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of Gerontology
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Human Services
  • Bachelor of Individual major
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Italian
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Women's Studies
  • Certificate of Bachelor of Economics
  • Certificate of Cartography
  • Certificate of Community media and technology
  • Certificate of Environmental Studies
  • Certificate of International Relations
  • Certificate of Labor/Personnel Relations
  • Certificate of Management Information Systems
  • Certificate of Social service
  • Certificate of Spanish translation
  • Certificate of Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Certificate of Technical/Business Writing

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $10,611
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $22,797

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required for Some
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 575
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 230


Member: NCAA
Team name: Beacons


  • Ranked #135 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #173 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #105 Part-time M.B.A.
  • Ranked #160 Biological Sciences
  • Ranked #83 Clinical Psychology
  • Ranked #50 Nursing
  • Ranked #132 Psychology
  • Ranked #90 Public Affairs
  • Ranked #56 Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Ranked #114 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #83 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125-3393
(617) 287-6000
Fax: (617) 287-5999
Contact: Liliana Mickle
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 57%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 57%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 6,748
Female applicants 3,713
Male applicants 3,035
Applicants accepted 3,850
Female applicants accepted 2,196
Male applicants accepted 1,654
Freshman enrollment 1,129
Female freshman enrollment 617
Male freshman enrollment 512
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA 3.0
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.7-3.4

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 90%
SAT Critical Reading average score 515
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 460-560
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 530
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 480-580
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores N/A
Average ACT Composite score N/A
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Composite score breakdown N/A
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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