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Colleges / University of Massachusetts Boston

University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, MA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate81%

About UMass Boston

University of Massachusetts Boston is a public, state university in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. UMass Boston was founded in 1964. The university currently enrolls around 15,586 students per year, including 12,221 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Massachusetts Boston

It is moderately difficult to get into UMass Boston. Around 81% of applicants get into UMass Boston each year. In 2022, 15,757 out of 19,512 total applicants were accepted.

University of Massachusetts Boston Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 81%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional May require tests

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University of Massachusetts Boston is located in the city of Boston, Massachusetts,.

If you would like to see UMass Boston for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 93 to Boston, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Logan International.

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College Info

100 William T. Morrissey Blvd. Boston, MA 02125-3393

Campus Setting: Urban

UMass Boston Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UMass Boston is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UMass Boston is Jun 15.

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Wondering what life at UMass Boston is like? There are approximately 15,586 students enrolled at UMass Boston, including 12,221 undergraduate students and 3,365 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from MA and 9% percent of students are from other states.


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