University of Massachusetts-Boston (UMB) - public higher education institution in United States. The history of UMB can be traced back to1852 . University of Massachusetts-Boston has an urban campus in Boston.

University ranking. The university is among the best 5% worldwide, ranking 626 in international ratings. Strong suits of the university are: «Arts and Humanities», «Social Sciences and Management».

Application process and the cost of tuition. In order to enroll to the university the applicant must provide the results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance. After submitting the required documents more then (80 percent of applicants receive their letters of acceptance. Keep in mind that when applying to UMB the ratio of accepted students may vary depending on the popularity of the chosen program. University of Massachusetts-Boston chose to divide its academic year into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 10,000 USD per year. A master’s degree of UMB will cost a student a significant sum of 10,000 USD per year. In addition, part of the cost can be covered by university scholarships. There is also an option to enroll in online programs, kindly provided by the university. More information regarding tuition, admission and programs is available on the official website

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, University of Massachusetts-Boston teaches more than 15 thousand students. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. The university has about 10% of foreign students. The Approximate number of specialists teaching at UMB is 838. The students may participate in various student exchange programs. The university is also present on social media platforms: Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UMB. The university has a dedicated library.
Ranking   626   131
Country United States
City Boston
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  7,091 USD/year.
to  14,182 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  9,214 USD/year.
to  28,396 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  17,319 USD/year.
to  34,639 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  17,245 USD/year.
to  54,705 USD/year.
Living expenses $1,192 -2,054 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 79.68%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1852
Abbreviation UMB
Teachers 838
Students 15,601
Foreigners 10%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• New England Commission on Higher Education
• UMass System
• American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
• Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
• Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
World ranking 626
Country ranking 131
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 324
Social Sciences and Management 338
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 626
QS World University Rankings 595
Cost of living in Boston
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 689 1,034
Food 293 526
Transportation 60 191
Communications and utilities 100 113
Clothing 20 75
Sports and leisure 30 116
Total 1,192 2,054
Accommodation in Boston USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 696
Shared room in city centre 1,044
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 1,259
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,837
Alternative title
English University of Massachusetts-Boston
Russian Массачусетский университет
Arabic جامعة ماساتشوستس في بوسطن
German University of Massachusetts Boston
Spanish Universidad de Massachusetts Boston
French Université du massachusetts
Japanese マサチューセッツ大学ボストン校
Korean 매사추세츠 대학교 보스턴
Chinese 麻州大學波士頓分校
cy Prifysgol Massachusetts Boston
Ukrainian Массачусетський університет у Бостоні
ca Universitat de Massachusetts Boston
id University of Massachusetts Boston
sv University of Massachusetts Boston
fa دانشگاه ماساچوست در بوستون
ga Ollscoil Massachusetts, Bostún
he אוניברסיטת מסצ'וסטס בוסטון
ur یونیورسٹی آف میساچوسٹس بوسٹن
el Πανεπιστήμιο της Μασαχουσέτης στη Βοστώνη
sr Универзитет Масачусетса у Бостону
hy Բոսթոնի Մասաչուսեթսի համալսարան
tl Unibersidad ng Massachusetts Boston
alt University of Massachusetts-Boston
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University of Massachusetts-Boston - Official Description

UMass Boston's oceanfront campus is minutes from downtown Boston and nationally recognized as a student-centered urban public research university.

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