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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, MA

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/Bulletin

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Communication, General
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Information Technology
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Psychology, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsDouble major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNot reported

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty699
Part-Time Faculty572
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
6%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 38% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 23% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 27% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings1,006,373
Computing
Computer OwnershipNot reported
Computers Available on Campus350
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • American Studies
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Physics
  • Archaeology
  • Archives/Archival Administration
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Classics
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Gerontology
  • History
  • Human Services
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • International Development
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marine Sciences
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Middle School Education
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Policy
  • Quality Management
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • School Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Vision Sciences
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Gerontology
  • International Development
  • Linguistics
  • Marine Sciences
  • Middle School Education
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Policy
  • School Psychology
  • Sociology
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Average 3.43 3.77 601 607 27
Low 2.50 2.78 470 330 20
High 4.00 4.50 740 800 36
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