University of Massachusetts-Boston

Boston, Massachusetts

Overview

Address100 Morrissey Boulevard
School Websitewww.umb.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Massachusetts-Boston is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Boston, Massachusetts that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 11,907 students applied to University of Massachusetts-Boston. Of those students, 9,241 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Massachusetts-Boston was $13,841, in addition to fees of $326. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of Massachusetts-Boston.

University of Massachusetts-Boston has a 48% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of Massachusetts-Boston acceptance rate is 78%. To put this into perspective, 9,241 of the 11,907 students who applied to University of Massachusetts-Boston in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Massachusetts-Boston is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Massachusetts-Boston had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Massachusetts-Boston was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to University of Massachusetts-Boston as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of Massachusetts-Boston, the tuition for in-state residents is $13,841. Combined with fees of $326, room and board costs of $16,290, other expenses of $5,390 and the $800 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $36,647.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $33,966 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of Massachusetts-Boston to $56,446 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of Massachusetts-Boston are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Massachusetts-Boston was $5,562 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 49%.

University of Massachusetts-Boston Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of Massachusetts-Boston.

University of Massachusetts-Boston has a good gender split, with 54% of undergraduates being female and 46% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Massachusetts residents; in fact, 84% of all students reside in Massachusetts. However, 7% of students come from out-of-state and 9% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Massachusetts-Boston is 16:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Massachusetts-Boston to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 30% students enroll at University of Massachusetts-Boston part-time; the other 11,268 students enrolled full-time.

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