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College Deliberately: University of Massachusetts-Boston

University of Massachusetts-Boston is a large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, character and culture located in the city of Boston, MA. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse and Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods.

University of Massachusetts-Boston

place 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125-3393
phone Phone: (617) 287-5000
web Web: http://www.umb.edu/
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Accreditation

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The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
University of Massachusetts Boston New England Commission of Higher Education Accredited 1972-05-01 2025-12-31
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for University of Massachusetts-Boston is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Student Centeredness

2.4 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
5% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
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University of Massachusetts-Boston is in NCAA Division III without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Baseball Men’s 42
Lacrosse Men’s 38
Ice Hockey Men’s 28

The complete list of sports at University of Massachusetts-Boston is available for members.

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Tuition for University of Massachusetts-Boston is in the 46.4 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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A subreddit for the only public research University in Boston!
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Unofficial news and discussion of interest to students, faculty, employees, and neighbors of Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
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