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University of Massachusetts - Boston

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School ID: SU10020
Rank: 672
* Center for World University Rankings (CWUR)
Applied number: 34

It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Massachusetts—Boston's ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 191.

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The University of Massachusetts Boston, also known as UMass Boston, is an urban public research university and the third-largest campus in the five-campus University of Massachusetts system. The university is on 120 acres (0.49 km2) on the Columbia Point peninsula in the city of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. UMass Boston is the only public university in Boston. Students are primarily from Massachusetts but some are from other parts of the U.S. or different countries.

Why choose us?

  • We are a Tier 1 Business school, ranked 135th in the USA—a country with over 4000 universities. UMass Boston also offers excellent programs in Liberal Arts and the Sciences, within a modern campus situated on the beautiful waterfront in Boston.
  • Study in Boston, the education hub of the United States and one of the most diverse and intellectually stimulating cities in the world. Boston was recently named the 3rd best student city in the world—the only city in the USA to make the top ten.
  • UMass Boston offers students the possibility for internships and work experience, and fun things to do and see while living here. With its cultural diversity and historical ties to immigration, Boston offers a variety of food, sports, culture and an intellectual atmosphere. Twenty minutes from Harvard, UMass Boston is a waterfront campus with a beautiful modern feel.
  • UMass Boston is a research university with a teaching soul.
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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year USD $34,286
Cost of Living/Year USD $18,000
Application Fee USD $100
Estimated Total/Year USD $52,386

Main majors

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Advancing and Professional Studies
  • Africana Studies
  • American Studies


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