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The University of Massachusetts - Boston

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

UMB/UMass-Boston Address

BOSTON, MA 02125--3393
General info:(617) 287-6000
Financial aid office:(617) 287-6300
Admissions office:(617) 287-6100University Homepage

Tuition + UMB/UMass-Boston Housing (2013-2014)

Undergrad Application Fee: $60
Grad Application Fee:$60

Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 15,741
# of Grad students: 5,115
# of Part time: 100
Total Students: 20,856




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

62% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $711

59% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $2,851

54% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $4,195

61% receive student loans and the average amount is $5,308Net Price Calculator
Public 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive

Special Programs

Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: Yes
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

75% men vs 69% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:3,521
Women Applicants:4,649
Men Admitted:2,627
Women Admitted:3,207

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services
Day Care On Campus


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