|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||16:1|
University of Massachusetts-Boston is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 9,886 applications and 6,774 students were granted admission. University of Massachusetts-Boston is at the #67 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 10% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 67% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||960 to 1180|
|ACT||21 to 26|
University of Massachusetts-Boston charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $31,698 and in-state students paid $13,110.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 81% of University of Massachusetts-Boston's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 46% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,646 (which is 4.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Massachusetts-Boston in 2016-2017, was 759, which is 49% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,729 (which is 10.8% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of Massachusetts-Boston has enrolled a total of 16,847 students (10,718 students full-time and 6,129 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 16,847 students, 1,535 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 12,847 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 4,000 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,663 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 14%
Non-resident alien: 13%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Massachusetts-Boston.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||32%||1,952||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||24%||1,466||226|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||5%||293|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||4%||238|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||1%||91|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Massachusetts-Boston full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of Massachusetts-Boston graduates 6 years after enrollment is $36,700. Last year, out of the total 3,407 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,066 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,790 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,427 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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