University of Massachusetts Boston ,,USA

  • Boston,USA

Established in 1852, the University of Massachusetts is an open research university that is associated with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, American Association of State Colleges and Universities and Urban 13. The university is also called UMass Boston. Earlier, the university was known as Boston State College. The freshman classes began in 1965 with 1,240 undergraduate students. In 1966, the university published its first student's newspaper, ‘The Mass Media’. By 1968, the number of enrolments grew from 1,240 to 2,500 students. In the same year, a group of students started the folk music radio station, WUMB-FM.

The campus of the university is spread over 120 acres of land. It is known as the Harbour campus. The campus comprises a campus center, university hall, Wheatley hall, science center, McCormack Hall, Healey library, administration building, service & supply building, integrated science complex, athletic center, east residence hall, west residence hall, and west garage. The students are provided with all the required facilities at the campus. Many restaurants and cafes are nearby the campuses. Also, it is close to some stationery shops, departmental stores and chemist shops for student's convenience. Public transport is easily available from the campus.

The students experience a peaceful learning environment at the campus. The university features several centres and institutes within the premises, namely the Centre for Environmental Health, Science & Technology, Centre for Green Chemistry, Centre for Social Policy, Labour Resource Centre, Centre for Survey Research, Centre for Social Development, Institute for International & Comparative Education, Institute for Learning & Teaching

The campus of the university is spread over 120 acres of land. It is known as the Harbour campus. The campus comprises a campus center, university hall, Wheatley hall, science center, McCormack Hall, Healey library, administration building, service & supply building, integrated science complex, athletic center, east residence hall, west residence hall, and west garage. The students are provided with all the required facilities at the campus. Many restaurants and cafes are nearby the campuses. Also, it is close to some stationery shops, departmental stores and chemist shops for student's convenience. Public transport is easily available from the campus.

The students experience a peaceful learning environment at the campus. The university features several centres and institutes within the premises, namely the Centre for Environmental Health, Science & Technology, Centre for Green Chemistry, Centre for Social Policy, Labour Resource Centre, Centre for Survey Research, Centre for Social Development, Institute for International & Comparative Education, Institute for Learning & Teaching, and the Institute for Asian American studies.

The university offers undergraduate degree programs and postgraduate degree programs. There a total of 16,164 students at the university. The undergraduate program consists of 12,714 students and about 3,450 students are under the postgraduate program. The academic structure of the university comprises eight colleges, namely Liberal Arts College, the College of Science & Mathematics, College of Management, College of Education & Human Development, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College for Environment, the College of Advancing & Professional Studies, and the Public & Community service college. The students are guided under experienced faculty members. The university also offers student exchange programs. The students get a wide scope to choose amongst the broad range of subjects.

The university has a list of some notable alumni that includes Joseph Abboud (International Men's Fashion Designer), Amsale Aberra (Celebrity wedding designer), Alton J Brann (CEO of Litton Industries), Paul Donato (Mayor of Medford), Tim Costello (Author), Joseph P Kennedy II (Current President of Citizens Energy Corporation), Kelly Overton (Animal rights activist), Steve Sweeney (Comedian), Harry Trask (Pulitzer Prize in Photography), Eileen Myles (Author), John Warner (Founding Father of Green chemistry), and David Ryan (Writer).

Year of establishment1964
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Also Known AsUMass Boston
Total International Students2045
Size of Campus in acres120
Male/Female Ratio1.27
UG/PG Course Ratio1.59
Faculty/Student Ratio17
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 78 million
No.of Campuses1
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense15438 USD
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University of Massachusetts Boston Fees
CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(13 Courses)(18 months-2 years)USD 25.49 K - 35.98 K
MIM(4 Courses)(18-24 months)USD 35.98 K - 36.48 K
B.E. / B.Tech(6 Courses)(4 years)USD 34.65 K - 35.14 K
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(1 year)USD 53.97 K
B.Sc.(8 Courses)(4 years)USD 34.65 K - 35.14 K
M.A.(11 Courses)(18 months-3 years)USD 35.98 K
BBA(3 Courses)(4 years)USD 35.14 K
MFA(1 Courses)(3 years)USD 35.98 K
University of Massachusetts Boston Scholarships
Continuing Merit scholarships
Rs. 2,97,560
Engineering,Computers,Science + 3 more
Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
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Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
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University of Massachusetts Boston Entry Criteria
CoursesExams
MS(13 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: Accepted

: 79.0-90.0

MIM(4 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

: 6.0-6.5

B.E. / B.Tech(6 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 79.0-80.0

: 450.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

: 6.5 & Above

B.Sc.(8 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: Accepted

M.A.(11 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

BBA(3 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

MFA(1 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • University provides on-campus housing and meal plan facility to all students
  • Housing fees include room, furniture, building amenities, utilities, and in-building events
  • Rooms are available with Single, Double, Triple, and Quad occupancy
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Includes Housing at Quad Unit w/Private Bath with Rent at $9608 and Meal Plan at $5830
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  • The average rent is 1050 to 1150 USD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • Amenities include On-Site Laundry and Washer / Dryer Connections
  • All-inclusive rent covering electric, water, cable, trash & recycling
  • Towels and bed linen are included in the rent along with a free monthly cleaning service in most of the apartments
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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 22.5 L
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BE/Btech INR 25.2 L
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BSc INR 25.4 L
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BBA INR 22.8 L
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MA INR 23.6 L
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MIM INR 26.1 L
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MBA INR 27.4 L
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MFA INR 26.2 L
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MEng INR 25.2 L
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MArch INR 28.6 L
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MEM INR 20.7 L
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BHM INR 22.5 L
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MDes INR 33.9 L
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MASc INR 21.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 8.3 L (based on 1013 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 80
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 296
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GMAT: 500
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SAT: 1049
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Location
University CityBoston, Massachusetts, USA
Size of cityMedium
Population of City6,85,094
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston

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