- On the waterfront just south of downtown Boston, UMass Boston offers students easy access to the rich cultural, social, recreational, and educational amenities of the historic state capital.
- The second-largest campus in the UMass system — with a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio — the Boston campus combines a small college experience with the vast resources of a major research university.
- UMass Boston’s diverse student body provides a global context for student learning.
- Connections to employers in industries such as finance, health care, service, and education offer students opportunities to gain valuable in-school experience via internships, clinicals, and other career-related placements, as well as access to these exciting careers upon graduation.
- The Commonwealth Honors Program serves 300 students who thrive on intellectual challenge. Enriched courses probe more deeply into theory or venture further into application. The program fosters community and provides academic advising to nurture success.
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Campus Center, UL, 00320
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125
Nursing BS - February 1
Freshmen (excluding Nursing BS) - June 1
Regular Decision (excluding Nursing BS) - July 1
The University of Massachusetts Boston is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban public universities. The scenic campus is located on the waterfront, next to the John F. Kennedy Library, with easy access to downtown Boston. A student-centered “research university with a teaching soul,” UMass Boston boasts a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio, and students easily interact with professors because most teaching occurs in small class sizes.
UMass Boston’s academic excellence is reflected by a growing and diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduates and nearly 4,000 graduate students.
The University has five undergraduate colleges and two graduate colleges, offering over 100 undergraduate programs and 50 graduate programs. Ninety-three percent of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their fields.
More than 100 student organizations — including clubs, literary magazines, newspaper, radio station, art gallery, and 16 NCAA Division III sports teams — offer a rich campus life. Students live throughout Greater Boston and in apartment communities just steps from the campus, and enjoy the rich amenities, cultural attractions, and educational opportunities that make the city the biggest and best college town in the nation.