University of Massachusetts Boston - Bachelor's Degree

University of Massachusetts-Boston is a public institution that was founded in 1964. The University, also known as UMass Boston, is the third-largest campus in the five-campus University of Massachusetts System. It is the only public University in Boston.

  • Average Tuition USD 30,230

School Description

UMass Boston's 11 colleges and schools offer more than 80 undergraduate and 110 graduate programs. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. The University is located on 177 acres on the Columbia Point peninsula in the City of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. UMass Boston students come from 149 countries. Notable alumni include Paul English (Co-founder of Blade, KAYAK and GetHuman) who did BA/MS, Computer Science during 1982-1989 and Nova Spivack (CEO & Co-founder, Bottlenose) who did Liberal Arts, during 1986-1987.

Bachelor Programs

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    American Studies

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of American history, society, literature, and culture

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    Anthropology

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    Art History

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

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    Biology

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Chemistry

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Childhood Education

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    Chinese

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Chinese conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    Cognitive Science

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Cognitive Science. The program offers courses that focus on studying the mind and its processes through psychological science, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and biology.

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    Communication

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Computer Engineering

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    Computer Science

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Criminal Justice

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Dance

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Dance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of dance as a cultural phenomenon; dance techniques and choreography; history of dance; and dance production.

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    Economics

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Electrical Engineering

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    English

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Environmental Studies

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    History

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Humanities

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Humanities. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the social and physical sciences, languages, literature, art, music, philosophy, and religion.

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    Information Technology

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing systems; computer hardware and software components; algorithms, databases, and telecommunications; user tactics; application testing; and human interface design.

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    Mathematics

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Medicine

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of science and practices used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, as well as pharmaceuticals and surgery.

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    Music

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Nursing

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Performing Arts

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

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    Philosophy

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    Physics

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    Political Science

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    Psychology

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    Religious Education

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theological and practical knowledge of Religious Education. The program offers courses that focus on teaching the fundamentals of religion and different belief systems; doctrines; rituals; customs; rites; and religion in society.

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    Sociology

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    Spanish

    USD 30,230 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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Rankings

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    SchoolApply Ranking 546
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 202
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 581
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 551

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum incoming GRE 300
  • Minimum incoming GMAT 450
  • Minimum SAT 900

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    The Princeton Review has named UMass Boston as one of its "Best in the Northeast" colleges.

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          • Testimony
            1991-1993, BS

            What I love about UMass BostonThe exposure and results! UMass had economics professors with great communication skills, that are actually working in the field not first year teaching assistant! Class Size was intimate allowing incredible indepth work. I came out with actual business product and research. UMass Cares!

          • Testimony
            2009-2010, BA

            University of Massachusetts is like no other.What I love about the University is the way it challenges me by surrounding me with peers who have so much knowledge to share about the upcoming sales climate. The kids at this school are all exceptional in this singular quality. It was so exciting to work with women and men from all over the world. It showed me how much I have yet to see!

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            2006-2009, BA

            Professors at economics department and campus location are greatI met many wonderful teachers and professors at UMASS. Especially professors at economics dpt treated students empathically even after class. Also, the campus has a fabulous view of the sea, and clean. The location is extremely cold in winter though