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University of Massachusetts - Boston

Boston, MA

According to its mission statement, "The University of Massachusetts Boston is a public research university with a dynamic culture of teaching and learning, and a special commitment to urban and global engagement. Our vibrant, multi-cultural educational environment encourages our broadly diverse campus community to thrive and succeed. Our distinguished scholarship, dedicated teaching, and engaged public service are mutually reinforcing, creating new knowledge while serving the public good of our city, our commonwealth, our nation, and our world." [Source]

Website: http://www.umb.edu/

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12,269
Undergraduate
Enrollment
27%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$14,677
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$35,139
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

15:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
5.5%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 10/19/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.