100 Morrissey Boulevard Boston, MA 02125-3393 617-287-6000
About University of Massachusetts-Boston
  • Year of Foundation 1964
  • Size of Campus 177 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 8,958
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58% 42% 5%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $1,714 in-state, $9,758 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 10,130
The University of Massachusetts Boston, also known as UMass Boston, is an urban public research university and the second-largest campus in the five-campus University of Massachusetts system. The university is located on 177 acres (0.72 km2) on what used to be known as the Columbia Point peninsula in the City of Boston, Massachusetts, United States but became known as Harbor Point in the 1980's after development. UMass Boston is the only public university in Boston. Students are primarily from Massachusetts but also from other parts of the United States and from foreign countries.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta, The Honors Programs, Golden Key International Honor Society, College of Management Honor Society, College of Nursing Honor Society
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Campus Ministry; Protestant Campus Ministry; Islamic Campus Ministry; Hillel Jewish Campus Ministry; Interfaith Services;
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Center; Cape Verdean Club; Chinese Culture Association; Filipino Club; French Club; Greek Club; Japan Club; Korean Association (KOSA); Muslim Student Association; Pakistani Student Association; Vietnamese Stud
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Asian Cultural Festival, Hip Hop Initiative, the Casa Latina Festival, Theater Arts Department and the Boston Folk Festival
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (3)
  • Distance to nearest train Boston (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Boston (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered No
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Subscriptions 25,575
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library, student center
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 300
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 584,016
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological
  • Number of e-books N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Boston University)
  • Career placment and training co-op education, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Boston University)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis