University of Massachusetts, Boston
The University of Massachusetts, founded in 1852, is an open research university affiliated with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, and Urban 13. The University of Massachusetts Boston offers programmes at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels in both on-campus and online formats. There are 149 degrees (Bachelor's, Masters', and Doctoral), 65 graduate and undergraduate certificate programmes, 11 programmes of study, and 65 minors available. There are 89 Bachelor's Degree specialisations, 59 Masters Specializations, 42 Doctoral Specializations, and 7 Graduate Certificate Specializations.

Cost of attendance

International students applying to the university should estimate to spend around 34,000 USD (~25.8 lakh INR) per annum.


The University of Massachusetts Boston offers a variety of On-Campus housing alternatives to accommodate a wide range of student preferences and budgets. On-campus housing choices include double, triple, and quad unit floor plans, as well as single unit floor plans. Furthermore, there are other advantages to living on-campus and being a part of the community, such as social integration, accessibility to classes, and student community. On-campus accommodation costs an average of $9,152 USD to $13,104 USD. The typical monthly rent for off-campus living is between 1050 and 1150 USD.

Acceptance rate

There are 59906 students enrolled in the university, 2045 of them are international students. Boston admissions are competitive, with an acceptance rate of 80%.


Currently, the University of Massachusetts, Boston has one major campus. The campus is along Interstate 93 and one mile from the John F. Kennedy/UMass MBTA Station in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The campus provides infrastructure for the university and includes key facilities such as the Campus Center, Clark Athletic Center, Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, Healey Library, and others. The campus has a police station, an alumni lounge, a bookshop, college and school buildings, ATMs, athletic structures, and a variety of other buildings and structures that distinguish the university.


The University of Massachusetts Boston is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

Jobs and Placement

Successful students at the University of Massachusetts have access to great placement opportunities. On-campus, around 500 companies recruit University of Massachusetts Boston students. Bachelor of Arts students earn an annual salary of $78,000 USD on average. Bachelor of Science students at the university earn an annual salary of $74,000 USD. Bank of America is the university's top recruiting company.

QS Ranking

#651-700 in QS World University Rankings, 2022

The Ranking

# 651-700 in World Rankings by Times Higher Education, 2022

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