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The University of Massachusetts - Boston

The University of Massachusetts - Boston

100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125-3393
(617) 287-5000

Founded in 1964, the University of Massachusetts-Boston is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Boston, MA. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts. This university is one of several campuses. It offers students 22 certificates, 42 degrees at the bachelors level, 37 degrees at the masters level, and nine doctoral level degrees. In 2010, 15,454 students pursued degrees from the 83 programs at this university. This university offers subjects including forensic accounting and psychology. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. It is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts.

Admission

In 2010, 6,748 students applied to this university for admission. This university admitted 56% of applicants or 3,846 students. Around 56% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 6,748 students applied to this university for admission. This university admitted 56% of applicants or 3,846 students. Around 56% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 57%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 59%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 54%

Student Demographics

In 2010, 15,454 students were enrolled at UMass Boston.

Student Demographics

In 2010, 15,454 students were enrolled at UMass Boston.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 6182
  • Total Enrolled Female: 9272
  • Undergraduate Male: 4974
  • Undergraduate Female: 6594
  • Graduate Male: 1166
  • Graduate Female: 2720

Faculty Demographics

1,038 faculty work for this university. About half of the instructors are full-time and 49% of teachers are part-time. Approximately 54% of teachers are female.

Faculty Demographics

1,038 faculty work for this university. About half of the instructors are full-time and 49% of teachers are part-time. Approximately 54% of teachers are female.

  • Male: 472
  • Female: 566
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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